Piccadilly Gardens cordoned off by police following ‘serious incident’

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Police have cordoned off Piccadilly Gardens in the Manchester city centre following a "serious incident."

The cordon is in place in front of Morrisons and surrounds the gardens.

Transport for Greater Manchester say there are currently no road closures in place and bus services are running as normal through Oldham Street and back Piccadilly.

According to Manchester Evening News, a spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “There has been an incident in Piccadilly Gardens.

“There have been reports of a fight there tonight. Officers are at the scene trying to understand all of the circumstances.”

More to follow.

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