POLICE seized a firearm and a machete from a property in Leigh.

Officers attended Nel Pan Lane, Leigh on Wednesday, January 5 to a report of a discovery of a firearm.

Officers recovered s firearm and a machete from the property.

A Greater Manchester spokesperson said: "Police were called around 8.25pm on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 to a report of the discovery of a firearm at a property on Nel Pan Lane, Leigh.

"Officers attended and a firearm and machete have safely been recovered from the property.

"There is not believed to be any threat to the wider community.

"Enquiries are ongoing and no arrests were made."