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First arrest made in connection with Manchester attack

ATTACK: A terror attack took place at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday (May 22)

A 23 year-old man has been arrested in connection with the Manchester bomb attack, Greater Manchester police said.

The arrest was announced moments after Prime Minister Theresa May denounced the "appalling sickening cowardice" of the lone suicide bomber who detonated a homemade device in the foyer of the Manchester Arena just as thousands of young people were exiting the Ariana Grande concert.

Declaring that police and security services would be given whatever resources were needed to track down any accomplices of the attacker, May said:

"The terrorists will never win and our values, our country and our way of life will always prevail."

UPDATE: Islamic State group says one of its members carried out the Manchester attack that killed 22 people.

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