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Man charged following explosion in Wythenshawe

A man has been charged following an explosion in Wythenshawe.

Clinton Parren, 43, of Pewsey Road, Peel Hall, Wythenshawe has been charged with causing an explosion likely to endanger life or cause serious injury to property.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before Manchester Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

Around 12.20am on Wednesday, police were called to Pewsey Road, Wythenshawe following a report of the sound of an explosion.

Emergency services attended and enquiries established a gas canister inside the property had caused an explosion, resulting in significant damage to the walls and windows within the property.

A woman and a girl, aged 32 and 11, were taken to hospital as a precaution and released a short time later.