Breaking: Police Arrest Suspect in Concert Bombing

MANCHESTER, England (AP) – The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England.

Update: The Islamic state says one of its members carried out the attack in Manchester that killed 22 people.  Meanwhile, a school in northern England has identified one of the victims as a former student, Georgina Callander.

An official of the Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy in Croston, northwest of Manchester, told The Associated Press that the school confirmed Callander’s death with members of her family.

Greater Manchester Police say they have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the apparent suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in the city.

Police say the man was arrested in south Manchester Tuesday.  Police did not provide additional details.

Earlier, police evacuated a large shopping center in Manchester, England. Police declined to comment on media reports that they have arrested a man there.  July McKenzie, who was shopping when the Arndale shopping center, said: “We were just in the shop and could hear people screaming and security guards telling everybody to get out.”

 

 

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