Police and paramedics are attending an incident in east Manchester this evening.

Hyde Road in Gorton has been closed, near the Aldi supermarket.

Witnesses have reported seeing an air ambulance in the area.

It is believed there has been an incident on Chatsworth Street.

Police appear to have cordoned off a section of the road.

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Details on the incident have not yet been released.

Greater Manchester Police and North West Ambulance Service have been contacted for information.

An image taken by a witness at the scene shows at least three GMP vehicles and an ambulance.

Pictures from the scene are being circulated on social media.

Follow our live blog below for the latest updates from the scene.

Traffic fine in the area

Our reporter Chris Slater is at the scene now and reports that traffic is currently running fine in the area.

Traffic around Hyde Road

Residents have reported that there are traffic delays and queues around Hyde Road due to the ongoing incident.

It's advised people find alternative routes and avoid the area if possible.