THREE teenagers were arrested after police stopped a car and later recovered cocaine from a property.

Officers made the arrests following the recovery of a vehicle on Pottery Lane, Whiston.

Shortly after 9.30pm on Tuesday, officers saw a vehicle being driven erratically and swerving across the road.

Upon attempting to stop the vehicle, two suspects fled the scene while one was detained inside.

With the assistance of a police helicopter, one suspect was detained near to the railway lines on Hall Lane, Huyton while a second was found hiding in the garden of a property on Westview Avenue, Huyton.

Officers later searched a property on Browning Close, Huyton where a quantity of cocaine was recovered

Two boys, aged 17, and a girl aged 15 were taken into custody as part of investigation.