New house search by police probing Manchester Arena attack

Police investigating the bombing at Manchester Arena are searching another property.

Friday, 26th May 2017, 7:43 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:29 pm
Police in Swinley last night. Pic: Paul Redrobe/PA Wire
Police in Swinley last night. Pic: Paul Redrobe/PA Wire

A statement released by Greater Manchester Police said: “This morning we have been carrying out searches at an address in the St Helens area of Merseyside.

“These searches are connected to Monday’s attack on the Manchester Arena, but this is a fast moving investigation and we are keeping an open mind at this stage.

“As it stands 10 people in total have been arrested in connection with the investigation, of which a man and a woman have since been released without charge.

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“Eight men remain in custody for questioning.”

Armed police officers arrested a man in Swinley on Wednesday afternoon as part of the investigation.