Police threatened with crossbow in Stretford

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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@lisaj_mc @gmpstretford Thursday eve, police & social workers threatened with crossbow. Negotiators at scene trying to bring a safe end.

Police negotiators are at the scene in the Gorse Hill area of Stretford.

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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.