Police have arrested an 18th person over a possible connection to the Manchester bombing
A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of committing offences contrary to the Terrorism Act, according to Greater Manchester Police (GMP).
The arrest took place at a petrol station close to the Manchester Arena, where Salman Abedi carried out the suicide bombing on May 22, according to the Manchester Evening News.
Whilst police have arrested 18 people in connection with the investigation, six have been released without charge.
Twelve men aged between 18 and 44 are now in custody on suspicion of terrorism offences in connection with the attack.
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Sorrell Leczkowski, a 14-year-old schoolgirl from Leeds
Six other people were released without charge, GMP confirmed.
The arrest comes very soon after US pop star Ariana Grande visited fans injured in the attack ahead of a special benefit concert for the victims.
The singer shared a picture of herself and a youngster in her hospital bed with her 107 million Instagram followers, captioned simply with a heart.
Other pictures from her visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital show her hugging youngsters on the ward, with one father left in tears by the visit.
The singer was also photographed with nurses at the hospital and dozens of other patients including 14-year-old Evie Mills, who was visited by the Queen in the same hospital days after the attack.
The singer arrived back in the UK on Friday morning ahead of the One Love Manchester concert on Sunday.
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