POLICE used a stinger to stop a van which was spotted in Lancashire area with false plates.

Rossendale Police officers say that Greater Manchester Police were also involved in bringing the vehicle to a stop last night. 

A police spokesman said: "This VW Van was spotted in the Lancashire area on false plates.


"The driver didn't want to stop for police and a pursuit into the Manchester area occurred.

"It was eventually stopped after all four tyres had been stung. All occupants detained."