Police in Manchester have arrested a 23-year-old male in relation to the Manchester Arena concert bombings.
According to Manchester Evening News, arrests were also made in south Manchester, Chorlton and Ashton.
The number of arrests at this stage are unclear, however officials believe that the bombing was a suicide attack outside the Ariana Grande concert by a single person.
Investigations are continuing.
Thousands of Ariana Grande fans have fled Manchester Arena in terror after “loud bangs” were heard at the end of the show, The Sun reports.
As concertgoers left the venue in a panic, local authorities warned people to stay away from the area, confirming that there was a "serious incident".
"Emergency services responding to serious incident at Manchester Arena. Avoid the area. More details will follow as soon as available," they wrote via Twitter.
Manchester police have since confirmed there have been fatalities as a result of the incident, although no further information is known at this time.
Witnesses recorded the hysteria and shared it on social media.
“Just got out of Manchester arena after seeing Ariana perform. There was a loud bang when the lights came on & everyone ran out screaming," one fan wrote.
"Two loud bangs heard around Manchester arena. People running out of the arena. No idea what's going on," another wrote.
Billboard has confirmed that Ariana is "okay" after the incident.
The attack is currently under investigation by authorities.
This article originally appeared on Girlfriend.
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