Terminal 1 at Manchester Airport was evacuated on Wednesday morning after a suspicious bag was found around 8.30 am BST, according to reports.

A bomb disposal team has been dispatched, a man reportedly is being interviewed.

"We were alerted to a suspicious device and as a precaution have evacuated Terminal 1," said Superintendent Phil Davies, police commander at the airport.

"This is not a decision that is taken lightly, but the safety of passengers and staff is our primary concern," he added.

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