Forensic police officers are examining a car found abandoned in a road near Broughton.Advertisement
Police were called at 11.50pm on Tuesday to a motorway underpass.
A member of the public had come across a damaged car obstructing the road at D’Urton Lane/Broughton Close.
The police helicopter from Warton was called, along with a dog handling unit, as police searched the area.
They found no trace of any driver or passengers.
Police say they believe the car may be stolen and related to a burglary last week.