A TEENAGE girl has been arrested after leading police officers on a car chase through Salford.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said the 16-year-old was spotted driving a silver Vauxhall Corsa from Farnworth to Little Hulton in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, May 26).

The car was abandoned on Chedworth Crescent where officers continued to pursue the driver on foot.

She was later arrested and after failing a drug test was taken to Swinton Police Station with the car being seized.

Posting news of the incident on Twitter, just after 1am this morning, a spokesman for GMP Traffic wrote: "This corsa was pursued from Farnworth into Little Hulton where it was abandoned on Chedworth Crescent.

"Following a foot chase the female driver aged 16 was arrested by XT18. She would also fail a drug test and is currently on her way to Swinton custody. Car seized."