May 25, 2017 / 4:20 PM / in 5 months

UK police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Thursday they had raided a house in Wigan, northern England, which was now being searched in connection with the suicide bombing in Manchester on Monday.

Police arrested a man in Wigan, a town 17 miles to the west of Manchester city centre, on Wednesday.

“Following this arrest a house in Wigan was raided this morning and is currently being searched,” Greater Manchester Police said in a statement on Twitter.

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan and Michael Holden, Editing by Paul Sandle

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