Road closed outside Amazon as Extinction Rebellion stage demonstration

Road closed outside Amazon as Extinction Rebellion stage demonstration

Protesters are blocking a road near the Amazon warehouse this morning sparking a police incident. Sunbank Lane in Altrincham is closed from Wilmslow Road to Ridge Avenue. The incident was first reported just before 5am on Black Friday (November 26) - one of the biggest days of the year for retail. Pictures from the scene show protesters with banners blocking the road. Transport for Greater Manchester have advised motorists to seek alternative routes. In a tweet posted just before 5am, TfGM said: "ROAD CLOSED. Access to Sunbank Lane is currently closed from the junction of the A538 Wilmslow Road. "This is due to an ongoing Police Incident. "Please seek an alternative route if possible." The M.E.N has contacted GMP for details. This is a live story. Further updates will be …
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