Manchester shopping centre shut down after reported multiple stabbings

It is unclear what the motive is

A shopping centre in Manchester has been shut down following reports of a stabbing inside. Footage from outside the Manchester Arndale, in Salford, shared on social media shows swathes of police vehicles arriving at the scene this morning. While another video appears to show a man being tasered on the ground outside. Witnesses at the shopping centre have claimed as many as three people have been stabbed. One wrote on Twitter: ‘Three people just got stabbed in the Starbucks in Manchester Arndale and it’s all been evacuated. This is actually crazy.’