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WANTED: Police want to trace Aftab Khan

Police are searching for a man who is wanted on recall to prison.

39-year-old Aftab Khan of Millers Street, Eccles is wanted on recall to prison after serving part of a sentence for sexual assault.

Khan has been outstanding since Sunday August 5, and all efforts to trace him so far have been unsuccessful.

He is known to have links with Oldham, Bolton, Bury, North and Central Manchester.

  • Anyone with information about Khan’s whereabouts is asked to contact police on 0161 856 3550 or make an anonymous report through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Tyre fire: People in Salford warned to keep windows shut

Smoke can be seen drifting across Salford towards central Manchester. Credit: ITV News

Trains are unable to stop at three stations in Salford this morning - because of smoke from a large tyre fire.

Firefighters say they are making good progress at the scene in Ford Lane with four crews attending.

The fire is close to the train line and has also created a large plume of smoke which is drifting towards Manchester City Centre.

People are asked to keep windows and doors closed in the area.


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