An air ambulance has landed near the scene of a 'police incident' in south Manchester this afternoon.

Barlow Moor Road in Chorlton has been closed off in both directions between Mauldeth Road West and High Lane.

An eyewitness told the M.E.N that an air ambulance had landed in the area.

Some bus diversions are in place due to the incident.

The nature of the incident has not yet been confirmed.

The M.E.N has approached Greater Manchester Police and the North West Ambulance Service for information.

In a tweet, TfGM said: "Barlow Moor Rd - Chorlton is CLOSED in both directions between Mauldeth Rd W and High Ln.

"This is due to a Police Incident.

"Please follow @Stagecoach for diversion information. #TfGMTraffic."

We'll bring you the latest updates on this incident in the blog below.