POLICE were forced to temporarily stall motorway traffic following reports of kids 'flossing' on the hard shoulder.

The youngsters were seen messing around on the central reservation of the M602 between junctions two and three in Salford on Thursday night.

A rolling road block was put in place on the eastbound carriageway.

Officers from the North West Motorway Police responded, but the group ran off.

NWMP tweeted branding the behaviour ridiculous, saying it put both officers and other motorists in danger.

It said: "Here we go again!

"Kids on the hard shoulder 'flossing' in the central reservation.