Man arrested after Piccadilly Gardens cordoned off by police following reports of ‘suspicious package’
- Office workers and shoppers cleared from gardens
- Police took action after reports of a suspicious package
- 26-year-old man arrested and is in police custody
Piccadilly Gardens was cordoned off by police today following reports of a suspicious package.
Hundreds of shoppers and office workers were evacuated after reports to police of a suspicious package.
#PiccadillyGardens #Manchester #CityCentre pic.twitter.com/q6urIQK0SM
— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 3, 2019
GMP police say they have arrested a 26-year-old man and that inquiries are continuing.
They have asked the public for their patience while dealing with the matter.