Ashton Road West in Failsworth is closed due to an “ongoing police incident”, Transport for Greater Manchester said. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said in a statment it had responded “to a call concerning the welfare of an individual”.
Ashton Road West sits below the M60, to the north-east of Manchester.
It borders a Tesco supermarket, of which part of the car park has also been cordoned off, according to local reports.
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