17th arrest made in Manchester terror attack
- Author: Salvatore Jensen Jun 03, 2017,
Jun 03, 2017, 20:50
They are continuing to track the movements of bomber Salman Abedi between May 18 and 22.
Bomb disposal experts were in Rusholme, and a 100-metre cordon was put in place after Greater Manchester police described the auto as "potentially significant" to its investigation.
He is the 17th person to be arrested in connection with the May 22 attack at the Manchester Arena.
A further six people who were arrested since the attack have been released without charge.
Police had cordoned off an area around the white Nissan Micra in southern Manchester as they hunted for clues about the movements of the suicide bomber, who set off a bomb that killed 22 people and wounded dozens of others at the end of an Ariana Grande concert on May 22. Eleven men remain in custody for questioning.
The arrest came after officers seized a vehicle which they said could provide a "significant development" in the investigation.
A Royal Logistics Corp bomb disposal team was called to the area on Friday and forensics officers were also at the scene.
Newly-released CCTV images of him, including some with the blue suitcase, have also been released to help job people's memories.
United States pop star Ariana Grande visited young fans injured in the suicide bombing on Friday night.
Grande shared an image of her visit to Royal Manchester Children's Hospital with her 107 million Instagram followers.
Ariana Grande, whose concert was the target of the bombing, has arrived in the United Kingdom ahead of her benefit concert for the victims of the attack.
The developments came amid reports ticket scalpers were attempting to profit from the upcoming Ariana Grande concert to benefit victims.
Peter Mann, whose daughter Jaden was hurt, posted images of the visit on Facebook.
Musicians including Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Coldplay, Take That and Miley Cyrus will join her for the event, which is raising funds for victims and their families.
"So happy she came i could burst!", he wrote.