The Manchester police have launched a probe into threats being made against civilians following the detention of the alleged leader of the Grey Ground Gang.
Commanding Officer for Manchester Superintendent Wayne Cameron told Irie Fm News, that two anonymous calls were made to the police today (January 21).
Reports reaching Irie Fm News are that the threat has also been making the rounds on social media.
Police say the caller warned of attack on civilians, if the reputed leader of the gang was not released from custody.
Superintendent Cameron says he and another man were taken into police custody last Friday .
He says the police are conducting investigations into a number of murders and they want to question the alleged gang leader about those incidents.