Emergency services were called to Farnworth yesterday.

A cordon was in place near a building called Westwood House in Hesketh Walk, which is just off Fredrick Street.

Neighbours said there was a large police presence, with the tactical aid unit being deployed to the scene.

The nature of the incident is not clear and police and the fire service have been contacted for a comment.

The Bolton News: The scene last night in FarnworthThe scene last night in Farnworth

Residents believe an arrest was made.

Man arrested after large emergency response

Pictures from the scene show police in protective gear and helmets, alongside firefighters and other officers.

The large cordon was in place in what seems a complex off Market Street.


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