Warnings to Cornwall after Manchester attack

Cheryl Sanders
May 24, 2017

Elsewhere a spokesperson for Heathrow Airport said: "The safety and security of our passengers and colleagues is our top priority and we work closely with the police and Government authorities to remain vigilant and to respond to any changes in the security situation".

22 people have died and 59 others injured after an explosion at the city's arena.

Officers from Greater Manchester Police worked tirelessly throughout the night to help protect those affected by the incident and begin a full-scale investigation.

He warns the public should remain vigilant: "I would like to echo the early words of the Prime Minister and Home Secretary - that the public should stay vigilant, being alert but not alarmed. It is vital we stand together to ensure this doesn't happen".


Devon and Cornwall Constabulary's Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer said: 'The tragic events in Manchester are a timely reminder of the need to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity you may see.

'The impact of last night's events will be felt for some time and our condolences go to the families and friends of those who have died as well as those who have been injured as a result of the attack.

"You can also call the confidential Anti-Terrorist Hotline - 0800 789 321".

"At this time there has been no change to the threat level in the United Kingdom but this is reviewed on a national basis and Dorset Police will, if necessary, respond accordingly".


To ensure the residents and local businesses protection there will be additional officers - both armed and unarmed - patrolling the streets.

ACC Julian Moss is leading the force's response and says people shouldn't worry: "At this moment there is no information to indicate any direct threat to Gloucestershire and it is important people that go about their daily lives". We regularly review intelligence and information and would like to reassure the public that at this time there is no specific threat to Dorset. "It is staffed around the clock by specialist counter-terrorism police officers and staff".

Greater Man chester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said: 'This has been the most horrific incident we have had to face in Greater Man-chester and one that we all hoped we would never see. (I) am so sorry.


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