A search of the village was sparked when the car was found abandoned in Dixon's Lane yesterday afternoon, police previously said.
The force has since released a picture of a red Renault Clio - and said five people were arrested and were being kept in custody.
One witness described the heavy police presence in Grimsargh, saying there were 'more coppers round there than at the end of the Blue Brothers film'.
M6 reopens after vehicle transporting sheep overturns following crash between Preston and Lancaster
Lewis Turner inquest: moped rider "travelling at motorway speeds" on residential New Longton road and without fastened helmet before fatal crash
Preston Brick Veil Mosque inquiry closes as debate rages over whether the place of worship should be permitted
M65 motorway crews strimming verges until 4am keep residents awake at night
The Old Vicarage Care Home: special measures status for Lancashire care home where resident was left lying on floor after falling out of bed