Armed police shut down Eastway in Sale

Shortly before 9.50am today Tuesday 22 January 2019, police were called to reports of a disturbance on Eastway in Sale.

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Firearms officers are in attendance and a 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm. He remains in custody for questioning.


There are no further reported injuries and enquiries are ongoing.

Local people told us that they saw two males running towards the A56 and one man with grey jog pants was on the floor near to the Chemist covered in blood, some suggestions that three men were involved and a firearm was used although nothing has been confirmed.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 503 of 22/01/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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