Manchester city centre is on lockdown over bomb fears

Manchester city centre is on lockdown over bomb fears after police are called to suspicious package near tram stop sparking evacuations of nearby offices

By Mark Duell for MailOnline

Published: 14:06 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 14:15 BST, 3 May 2019

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Offices were evacuated today as a man was detained by police after reports of a suspicious package were made in Manchester city centre.

Greater Manchester Police said the 26-year-old man was held by officers and a cordon was put in place following the incident at Piccadilly Gardens. 

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