Watch – Police use Taser to bring down man ‘carrying crossbow and knife’ in Manchester City Centre

Police have made an arrest after an armed man was seen walking around Manchester city centre with a crossbow and a knife.

Officers swooped on Tib Street near Ancoats at around 2.30pm today.

A man was detained and arrested and it is understood police used a Taser as they attempted to detain the man.

Posts on social media appear to show a man being arrested on Great Ancoats Street.

A GMP spokesman said: “We were called at 2.30pm to reports of a man walking around with a crossbow and a knife on Tib Street in Manchester city centre.

“A man was detained and has been arrested.”


Source: Manchester Evening News

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