Manchester Victoria station has been evacuated following an incident at MEN Arena
The station has been evacuated after two loud bangs were heard and lines coming out are apparently blocked
Manchester Victoria station has been evacuated following two loud bangs, thought to have come from the MEN Arena.
The Northernassist Twitter feed alerted potential travellers that the station had been evacuated following an “incident”.
Emergency services are 'dealing with an incident near Manchester Victoria station' – local reports station being evacuated. pic.twitter.com/aS2tFhY0fJ
— BREAKING.UK (@BreakingDotUK) May 22, 2017
There are reports of a heavy police presence surrounding the area, and that transport lines from Manchester Victoria have been blocked.
Updates to follow.