Emergency services have returned to the area near Newby Close this morning  after a concern for welfare call last night.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said they were called at around 5.15pm last night to the water near the close.

Bury Times:

Fire engines from Bolton North and Farnworth, the technical rescue units from Ashton and Leigh and the specialist water incident unit from Heywood were in attendance for two and a half hours.

They were later stood down for the night. 

Bury Times:

Emergency services have returned to the scene once again this morning including  GMFRS crews, and a water incident unit, to assist police

CSI are on the scene currently.

Bury Times:

Greater Manchester Fire Service  confirmed they sent crews to the scene including  the water incident unit to assist police. 

It is now a police led incident and we are still waiting for the police to issue a statement.