LIVE UPDATES: Bomb disposal unit called to Salford street

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THE bomb disposal unit has been called to a street in Salford where a suspicious package has been found.

Tallyman Way, in Pendleton, is currently cordoned off as Police attend the scene.

Police were called to reports of a suspicious package at 11.45am on Wednesday, December 6.

Local residents have been advised to stay away from the area.

The road is shut in both directions between Agecroft Road and Lamplight Way.

Updates will be posted here.

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Update from GMP:

“Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 790 of 06/12/17.”

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Traffic is moving more freely.

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The cordon has now been lifted however traffic is still moving slowly.

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A spokeswoman for GMP has confirmed that a controlled explosion has taken place. The cordon has not yet been lifted.

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The cordoned off area.

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Quays News are at the scene in Salford.

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A member of staff based at Dogs4Us told Quays News that traffic is backed up along Agecroft Road and cannot pass. A colleague who left the building was not allowed to enter back into the building.

Nearby workers have been urged to stay away from windows.

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There are varying reports coming from local businesses around the area who have seen police presence for quite some time.

 

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