Suspicious package in Hulme deemed safe

Police activity at a cordon in the Hulme area of Manchester. PIC: PA
Police activity at a cordon in the Hulme area of Manchester. PIC: PA

A suspicious package which prompted an alert in Hulme has been deemed safe, Greater Manchester Police said.

An army bomb disposal team was sent to the scene and several roads were closed, including Linby Street and Jackson Street.

But GMP later said the incident “has now been deemed safe and the cordon has been removed”.