A 15 year old boy has been arrested in connection with the murders of two police officers in Greater Manchester.Police said the boy, who was detained in Hattersley on suspicion of assisting an offender, has been bailed until next Thursday.
The 15 year old boy arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has now been bailed by police pending further enquiries.
Police investigating the death of two officers have arrested a 15 year old boy at a school in Greater Manchester.
The teenager is being questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender and remains in custody.
PC Nicola Hughes, 23, and PC Fiona Bone, 32, died in Hattersley on Tuesday.
A 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder, in relation to the deaths of two police officers, has been released without charge.
– Assistant Chief Constable Garry Shewan
"As we have said before, this remains a complex investigation and we are fully investigating the circumstances surrounding the murders of PC Fiona Bone and PC Nicola Hughes.
"We have been touched by the many thousands of messages received from the public who are as shocked as we are and as a force we want to thank them for their support over the last few days.
"I would urge anyone who has any information to assist this investigation to do the right and just thing and contact us."
29-year-old Dale Cregan has been charged with four counts of murder and four counts of attempt murder.
The Prime Minister arrived in Manchester today to show government backing behind Mr Fahy and the Greater Manchester Force, following the deaths of two police constables.