10:54 GMT05 March 2021
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    According to witnesses, the incident happened outside a Primark store across from Piccadilly Gardens, with a police cordon remaining near the Market Street tram stop.

    Two people have been stabbed in Manchester city centre, while a 30-year-old suspect was tasered and detained by police officers who arrived at the scene shortly before 6:20 pm, Sky News reported.

    The outlet added that one people was taken to a hospital for treatment.

    Police officers and police cars are present at the site of the incident, while Metrolink and bus services remain disrupted.

    ​According to Greater Manchester Police, the stabbing attack is being considered as a non-terror-related incident and there is no threat to the local public.

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