A huge police cordon is currently in place in Hazel Grove, in Stockport, and several roads have been shut, including a huge section of the A6 London Road. Police said the ‘suspicious item’ was found at a property on Chester Road.
”Officers are in attendance and enquiries are ongoing,” a Greater Manchester Police statement read.
“A cordon remains in place and those in the vicinity have been evacuated as a precaution.”
Queues are said to be building back to Great Moor with Commercial Road, Hazelwood Road and Macclesfield Road all congested.
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