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Northern Ireland man charged over Manchester attack comments on social media

A 19-year-old man has been charged over comments he posted on social media about the Manchester bombing.

He was arrested on Tuesday evening in north Belfast under the Malicious Communications Act, a PSNI spokesperson said.

He has been charged with the improper use of public electronic communications network.

He is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Monday June 19.

All charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

Twenty-two people died and scores were injured when a suicide bomber attacked fans leaving an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on Monday night.

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