A 12-year-old boy was arrested on suspicions of carrying a firearm in Radcliffe.

Police were called to Firwood Crescent on Sunday afternoon at around 4.30pm after threats involving firearms were reportedly being made to a resident.

A man and a boy fled the scene when officers attended, and the boy was later arrested.

No-one was seriously injured in the incident, it is reported.

The 12-year-old was taking into custody for questioning and his guardian was contacted.

Officers are trying to track down the man.

A property on Queen Street is also being searched in connection with the incident.

A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police said: "Shortly after 4.30pm on Sunday November 29, police were called to Firwood Crescent in Radcliffe to reports that threats involving firearms had been made towards an occupant.

"Specialist officers attended and a man and boy fled armed with a suspected firearm and knife.

"No-one is believed to have been seriously injured.

"A 12-year-old boy was later arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm. He had been taken into custody for questioning and his legal guardian has been contacted.

"Officers are currently searching a property on Queen Street in connection with this incident.

"Enquiries are ongoing to trace the outstanding man.

"Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 1862 of 29/11/2020, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111."