Armed police have surrounded a house in Stretford after a man armed with a crossbow threatened police and social workers and barricaded himself inside.
Police negotiators are also at the scene on North Lonsdale Street in Gorse Hill.
The stand-off between police and the unnamed man began yesterday evening and has continued through the night.
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