A DRIVER who tried to escape from police officers later tested positive for cannabis.

On Thursday evening the man drove away from officers in Burnley.

He was later found and stopped in Blackburn.

The man tested positive for cannabis and had his car seized.

A police spokesman said: “A vehicle made off from @BurnleyPolice officers this evening and was subsequently stopped in Blackburn by @LancsARV & @LancsTacOps. The driver also tested positive for cannabis so now has a room without a view at Greenbank and the vehicle was seized.”