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Stretford crossbow siege

Armed police have surrounded a house in Stretford after a man armed with a crossbow threatened police and social workers and barricaded himself inside.

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Armed police surround house in crossbow siege

Armed police in Stretford Credit: Gregg Easteal

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 surround a house in Stretford Credit: Gregg Easteal

Police negotiators are also at the scene on North Lonsdale Street in Gorse Hill.

Police seal off Manchester street amid reports of siege involving man with crossbow Credit: Gregg Easteal

The stand-off between police and the unnamed man began yesterday evening and has continued through the night.

Ambulance parked just around corner from scene of crossbow siege Credit: Gregg Easteal

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