A teenager has become the latest suspect to be arrested in connection with the Manchester terror attack.
The 19-year-old was detained in the Gorton area of the city on suspicion of terror offences by officers, who have been conducting raids throughout the day, as police continue to close in on Salman Abedi’s terrorist ring.
As it stands, 16 people have been been confirmed as being arrested in connection with the blast, with two released without charge and 12 still being held in police custody.
Earlier today a 25-year-old man was arrested in the city’s Old Trafford area. More than a dozen officers swooped on the terraced home area as part of the investigation into the atrocity that claimed the lives of 22 people and injured more than 100.
Meanwhile a 23-year-old man was arrested overnight on suspicion of terror offences in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, with police confirming it was in connection with the Manchester bombing. Read more at DAILY MAIL.