LONDON - A suspicious package found on a bus in Manchester, northwest England, on Saturday has been declared safe, police said."Officers have assessed the item and it has been confirmed that the item is safe and there is no risk to the public," Greater Manchester Police said. A cordon and road closures will be lifted shortly. The package was found on a bus at the Manchester Picadilly bus station.Earlier on Saturday police responded to reports that a suspicious item had been found on a bus at Manchester Piccadilly bus station.The bus was reportedly evacuated as a precaution and a cordon established.A Reuters witness estimated the cordon stretched 200 meters from the green double-decker bus in all directions. He said he could see four ambulances, four fire engines and multiple police vehicles.