Manchester bombing: Man arrested in Wigan released without charge

A man arrested in Wigan in connection with the Manchester Arena bombing has been released say police.

Tuesday, 6th June 2017, 10:50 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th June 2017, 3:39 pm

The 33-year-old, who was dramatically arrested in the town centre on May 24, has been released from custody.

As it stands, 18 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, of which ten people have been released without charge.

A total of eight men remain in custody for questioning.

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Also released was a 20-year-old man arrested in Cheetham Hill on May 27.

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi’s brother Ismail, 23, was released on Monday evening.