A QUANTITY of drugs have been found after a "cloned" vehicle was stopped in Ashton on Wednesday night.

Police said that a vehicle was "driving at speed" on Oldham Road and the occupants tried to leave but a passenger left his ID behind in his "drug bag".

Goods that were recovered during the search

Goods that were recovered during the search

Officers found a man running across Aldi's car park soon afterwards, it was reported.

A man was arrested and the class A and B drugs were taken off the streets.

Social, newsletters and getting in touch...

You can follow the Oldham Times on social media, by joining us on Facebook and Twitter

We also have dedicated Facebook groups on Crime & Court, Nostalgia and our Camera Club page

Don't miss the most important news stories every day by signing up to one of our free e-mail newsletters 

If you want the Oldham Times newspaper delivered to your door, get in touch with our home delivery team or call us on 0800 953 0227

Finally, have you got a story for us? If so, contact our newsdesk at editorial@theoldhamtimes.co.uk or by using our online contribution form