A bus stop is cordoned off this morning with blood splatters seen within the tape.

The stop on Blackburn Road, Astley Bridge has crime scene tape around it - although it's still in use for passengers to board buses.

A police officer is currently on the scene and the tape extends down the pathway.

The stop is near Turkis Chargrill and The Dutch Fishmen.

The tape extending across the sceneThe tape extending across the scene (Image: NQ)

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Transport for Greater Manchester has declined to comment saying they are unable to do so as it is a "crime-related" incident.

Greater Manchester Police has been approached for comment.

We will bring you more on this as we get more information.