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Manchester bombing: Two homes searched

A 23-year-old man was arrested in Shoreham-by-Sea in connection with the attack. Credit: PA

Two properties are being searched in Manchester and Chester in connection with the suicide attack following an Ariana Grande Concert.

The Manchester property being searched is in the Whalley Range area of the city.

Police gave no further details on the search of the Chester home.

No arrests have been made and the searches are ongoing.

News of the searches come after a 23-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, in connection with the attack.

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Manchester bombing: 23-year-old man arrested

There has been an increased police presence across the country since the attack. Credit: PA

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing.

The man was arrested on suspicion of terror offences in the early hours of Monday morning at an address in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex.

Police remain at the property.

A total of 16 people have now been arrested in connection with the investigation.

Two people have been released without charge, but 14 men remain in custody for questioning.

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Manchester bombing: 19-year-old man arrested

Police at the scene of searches in Rusholme on Sunday. Credit: ITV News

Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing.

It follows searches at addresses in Gorton and Rusholme on Sunday evening and takes the number of people arrested in connection with the attack to 15, of which 13 men remain in custody.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: "Officers carrying out searches at addresses in Gorton and Rusholme this evening have arrested a 19-year-old man at the Gorton address on suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act."

Earlier, a 25-year-old man was arrested in the Old Trafford area and searches were taking place in Moss Side.

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