Police believe a man armed with a crossbow who is under siege in a Manchester street is alone at the house where he has barricaded himself.
Superintendent Simon Retford said: "We do not believe that anyone in the address is there under duress but our priority at the moment is to ensure that we reach a peaceful conclusion to this incident."
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