Cops swoop after reports of a suspicious package on a bus in Manchester

Cops swoop after reports of a suspicious package on a bus in Manchester

September 5, 2020

COPS have today swooped after reports of a suspicious package was found on a bus in Manchester.

The item was found on a bus this afternoon with the bus evacuated and a cordon put in place.

Members of the public have now been warned to avoid the scene as authorities investigate.

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police confirmed they were called to reports of a suspicious item found on a bus at Manchester Piccadilly bus station about 1.15pm.

They said: "Officers are in attendance and several roads are closed.

"The bus has been evacuated as a precaution and a cordon remains in place.

"Enquiries are ongoing."

Buses have been diverted around the scene.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 1452 of 05/09/2020, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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