A POLICE pursuit took place last night, Monday, which left an officer with broken fingers after the incident.

A Peugeot car rammed a traffic patrol vehicle in Leigh around 10.10pm as an officer was attempting to stop the driver which left him with broken fingers.

The car then sped off.

Police chased the car to Atherton with the driver abandoning it a short time later.

A man was subsequently arrested in connection with the incident while another managed to flee the scene.

A police helicopter was sent in an effort to find the man.

If you have any information about the pursuit, contact the police on 101 quoting incident number 2,195 of February 12.