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Connecticut State Police Remain Vigilant After Manchester Bombing

Connecticut State Police are monitoring all developments in the wake of Monday evening's bombing in Manchester.
Connecticut State Police are monitoring all developments in the wake of Monday evening's bombing in Manchester. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Connecticut State Police are monitoring developments in the wake of the bombing in Manchester, United Kingdom on Monday evening.

State police said they are working with partners on the local, state and federal levels to remain vigilant in the wake of the terrorist attack that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert. The Connecticut Intelligence Center, which is comprised of representatives from law enforcement and intelligence agencies, along with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, will determine if there is information relevant to police agencies in the United States.

There are currently no known or suspected threats to the state of Connecticut in connection with the Manchester attack, and the CTIC will continue to monitor and disseminate any relevant updates, state police said.

"The Connecticut State Police along with our law enforcement and emergency management partners will remain vigilant. As always, we can’t do our jobs alone - we need your help," state police said. "We urge all members of the public to remain alert and immediately contact police if you observe anything or anyone suspicious or seemingly out of place for your surroundings. Don’t be apprehensive about reporting; it’s better to be safe."

Urgent matters and emergencies should be reported through 911. Non-urgent reports can be called in to any state police troop, local police department or the tip line at 1-866-HLS-TIPS (1-866-457-8477). You can also fill out a Suspicious Activity Report online at https://sar.demhs.ct.gov/tips/

You can also sign up for CT Alert to be notified in the event of an emergency.

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