The police landed Salford According to reports, a ‘grenade’ slipped in the industrial estate this morning.
Emergency services reached Warsley Trading Estate Little HiltonToday (Monday) at 9.20 am after the police received a call about the grenade.
Officers cordoned off the industrial estate at Leicester Road, west of A6 Manchester Road.
Paramedics and firefighters were also dispatched to the scene, while the bomb disposal unit was alerted.
But after a search of the area, Greater Manchester Police say the grenade turned out to be fake, and the scene was closed at 12pm.
Stacey Rugby, who lives near the site, told him Manchester Evening News He had heard that he had received a bomb threat.
“It just seemed so dramatic,” he said.
“It simply came to our notice then. We thought maybe we should get out of there. “
Neighbor Helen Prardan said a large number of emergency services had arrived in the area and traffic had been disrupted.
“We saw a lot of ambulances and police,” he said.
“It’s a very busy road but they closed it and didn’t let anyone down.
“It simply came to our notice then. They opened it at about 11.30am.
A GMP spokesman said: “Today (July 5, 2021) around 9.20am, officers were called to Leicester Road, Little Holton, Salford, to report that a grenade had been found in a snap. Is.
“E.O.D. [bomb disposal] He was also informed but the grenade turned out to be fake and the scene was closed at 12 o’clock at night. “
Wesley Trading Estate has a number of Leicester Road businesses.
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