UK police investigating suspicious item in Manchester

The skyline of Manchester is seen as a man exercises, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Oldham, Britain, August 1, 2020. (Reuters)

Police in Manchester, north west England, said on Saturday they were responding to reports that a suspicious item had been found on a bus at Manchester Piccadilly bus station.

Greater Manchester Police said on Twitter that officers were in attendance and several roads were closed.

It said the bus had been evacuated as a precaution and a cordon established.

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Last Update: Saturday, 05 September 2020 KSA 16:55 - GMT 13:55