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
Linby Street - Google Maps

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.

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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.