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Bomb Squad called to Manchester City Centre after 'suspicious item' found

Greater Manchester Police cordon

Greater Manchester Police cordon after suspicious item found in City Centre (Image: Getty Images)

Police were called to the area on Booth Street East in Manchester City Centre at around 10.04pm on Thursday evening.

A statement from the GMP said: “At around 10.04pm this evening, (June 24) police were called to a report of a suspicious item on Booth Street East in Manchester City Centre.

“Officers attended and a cordon has been put in place as a safety precaution.

“EOD have been notified and are due to attend the scene.”

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