Heavy police presence sparked after reports of ‘fight inside Arndale center’

A heavy police presence was sparked after reports of a ‘fight inside the Arndale center’ earlier this evening.

Several police cars and vans were spotted stationed near the shopping center on Market Street in Manchester city center at around 7.30pm. Video footage taken inside the Arndale showed police officers and security workers responding to an incident inside.

People could be heard screaming in one clip. Onlookers appeared to gather around the scene of the incident. Eyewitness reported that a ‘big fight broke out’ though police have not yet confirmed this.

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Police outside the Arndale shopping center

At least five police vans and three police cars were pictured at the scene. It has not been confirmed yet whether any arrests were made.

The Manchester Evening News has approached both Greater Manchester Police and a representative of the Arndale for further information.

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