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Incident in Gorse Hill

A cordon is in place covering a number of streets including Stanway Street, Taylor’s Road, Nansen Street and Haddon Street, as well as an alleyway.

A bomb disposal unit has arrived on the scene.

There remains a heavy police presence in the area.

More in the Manchester Evening News

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  1. Update:

    A number of properties in the Gorse Hill area of Stretford have been evacuated while officers continue to investigate the discovery of suspicious items in the area this week

    Specialist officers are executing warrants on Milton Street and Derwent Road and have arrested four men and a woman on suspicion of firearms offences.

    Two suspected firearms and a number of suspected grenades have been recovered as well as a quantity of suspected class A and B drugs.

    A cordon remains in place as a precaution. The cordon may disrupt local rail services so members of the public are being advised to check before they travel.

    At around 2.20am on Thursday 28 January 2021, warrants were executed at a property on Milton Street. During a search of the property a suspected firearm and two suspected grenades were recovered.

    A 41-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and remains in police custody for questioning.

    Later that day, warrants were executed on Ascot Avenue, Stretford and Firbank Road, Wythenshawe. A 43-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm. He remains in custody for questioning.

    A 47-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm. She remains in custody for questioning. A 32-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. She has been released, facing no further action.”

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