Police were called around 8.20pm on Sunday 16 January 2022 to a report of a robbery and the theft of a motor vehicle on St Helens Road, Leigh.
Enquiries have since established a woman and her colleague were in her car on the road when four men approached them and demanded they get out of the car, threatening to hurt them if they didn't.
The two women got out of the car before two of the men fled in the vehicle and the other two fled on foot.
Around half an hour later officers sighted the vehicle on East Lancashire Road, Leigh and a pursuit ensued. As officers pursued the car the occupants threw multiple items out of the windows at the police vehicle.
The vehicle was later abandoned on Weston Street before three man attempted to flee on foot before swiftly being arrested by officers.
The three men, aged between 20 and 24, were arrested on suspicion of robbery , drug and driving offences. They all remain in custody for questioning.
Keys to the vehicle were also seized.
Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident 2623 of 16/01/22.
Alternatively details can be passed via our LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk or via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.