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Two people have been arrested after shots were fired from a house in Miles Platting.

August 9, 2012, 11:04 am

Just before 3.20am on Thursday 9 August 2012, police were called to New Street, Miles Platting to reports of shots being fired.

Police attended and secured the scene. Armed response officers attended and confirmed that there was evidence of a shotgun being fired.

Nobody was injured. Officers searched the property and 50 cannabis plants were seized.

A 49-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of cultivation of cannabis and firearms offences. They both remain in police custody for questioning.

Detective Sergeant Liam Boden said: “We are treating this as an isolated incident. I wish to reassure the community that extra patrols are in place and at this time we are not looking for anyone else.

“I would appeal for people to come forward with any information that they may have.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0161 856 3918 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

– Greater Manchester Police, as part of Xcalibre, works tirelessly to remove guns from our streets, reduce gun-related crime and bring to justice those who either carry or use firearms.

– Anyone who has information about guns in their community should call police on 0161 872 5050, 999 in an emergency, the Xcalibre Organised Crime Unit on 0161 856 6479 or the independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. All information will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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