A MAN has been charged in connection with a siege in Breightmet.

Martin Wright, aged 29, of Aldercroft Avenue, has been accused of affray and a section 39 common assault.

The charges are in relation to the incident at 3am on Saturday when police were called to reports of an armed man who had locked himself inside a property.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on Monday, November 20.