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GMP response to horrific events in London

Greater Manchester Police has issued the following statement today following the deadly attacks on Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday, 22 March.

Assistant Chief Constable Rob Potts of Greater Manchester Police, said: “Our thoughts remain with all those affected by the horrific events in London yesterday.

“The profound impact of these attacks has been felt across all our communities and I want to send out a strong message to everyone that we must stand together, remain vigilant and live our lives as normal.

“In light of the atrocities, we have been closely monitoring the situation to determine the appropriate response required here, in Greater Manchester.

“We are continuing to review our deployments and take all reasonable steps to keep people safe.

“I want be clear that there is no specific intelligence suggesting that an attack is imminent within Greater Manchester.

“I would also like to ask the public for their support and vigilance and want to stress that if you see anything that causes you concern or raises your suspicions do not hesitate to call the Anti-Terrorist Hotline – 0800 789 321 – or in an emergency 999.”

Report suspicious activity to the police by calling or visiting the Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321 or gov.uk/ACT

Report online terrorist and extremist material online by clicking on gov.uk/ACT

Remain alert at home, work and when out and about, so we can all play our part in defeating terrorism and keeping everyone safe.

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