Police and Crime Commissioner's statement on Manchester attack

Following the attack in Manchester, West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson has issued the following statement:

"The attack on Manchester was a vicious and truly dreadful attack on young people. It targeted people enjoying the simple pleasure of a music concert.

"My thoughts are with the people of Manchester in this difficult period.

"I would like to pay tribute to the emergency services who reacted rapidly and showed true dedication.

"I would urge people to be vigilant but to go about their daily lives as normal.

"If you see anything suspicious please report it to the police on 0800 789 321."