BREAKING: Army and bomb disposal team called to incident in Manchester

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that the army is responding to an incident in Manchester.

Thursday, 25th May 2017, 12:24 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:29 pm
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Police have closed the Mancunian Way, Limby Street and Jackson street as a result of the call.

Officers are in attendance and are currently "assessing the situation".

Motorists have been asked to avoid the area.

The bomb disposal team has also been called to the incident.

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that the incident is on Linby Street in Hulme .

Police initially said the incident was taking place at a college in Trafford but have since clarified their position.

More to follow.