The University of Manchester is aware of a police incident taking place at the Arndale Centre and Manchester City Centre. Greater Manchester Police have advised people to avoid the Arndale and its surrounding areas which are now closed off. This is also likely to disrupt travel in and out of the city, with some public transport being diverted.
Transport for Greater Manchester and Greater Manchester Police are posting regular updates on Twitter, so follow the social media channels for live updates.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 1055 of 11/10/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.