MANCHESTER (VINnews) — A massive police response was seen in Manchester on Sunday evening, after a stabbing incident took place. The incident, which was not terror related, took place in in Piccadilly Gardens, a green space in Manchester city center.
Manchester Police say they responded to reports of two people injured. One person was reported to have been taken into custody.
The two people are believed to have suffered stab injuries, their current condition is not known.
One witness tweeted that there was a “man slashed up and pouring blood outside Ladbrokes in Piccadilly.”
The police investigation is currently in it’s early stages, but the incident is believed to be criminal in nature.
Manchester Police say they are not aware of any further threat to the public at this time.