A man with a crossbow was arrested after a lengthy stand-off with armed police officers, a spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said.
Nobody was injured and the armed officers have been stood down.
It is understood that the man has been arrested on suspicion of affray and making threats to kill.
Superintendent Simon Retford said:
This was an incident which required a highly sensitive response and it is inevitable that took some time.
The man in question will get all of the support he needs and we continue to work with our partners to progress this.
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