Police have sealed a part of Manchester City centre off and have detained a man following the discovery of a ‘suspicious package”.

The Cordon has been put in place at Piccadilly Gardens by Greater Manchester Police.

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Buses and trams within the area have been temporarily cancelled.

Police confirmed there was an ongoing incident and that a man had been arrested.

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