CHESHIRE Police are investigating a bomb threat at the home of Manchester United captain Harry Maguire.

The 29-year-old, who lives in Wilmslow with his family, is understood to have been shocked after receiving a menacing warning.

Police and sniffer dogs carried out a search of the garden and surrounding area on Thursday.

The professional footballer, who plays centre back for United and England, lives at the mansion with fiancée Fern Hawkins and two young daughters.

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A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: “On Wednesday 20 April Cheshire Police were called to reports of a bomb threat at an address in Wilmslow.

“No evacuations took place, but as a precautionary measure a police explosives dog has attended the address this afternoon, Thursday, April 21, to conduct a search of the gardens and surrounding area.”