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A fifth person is being interviewed by police investigating the disappearance of a mother-of-three from Cheetham Hill in Manchester.
Rania Alayed, 25, was reported missing from home on Tuesday 2 July 2013.
Detectives say it is 'extremely out-of-character.'
A 34-year-old man from Gorton was arrested yesterday on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Officers are continuing to interview a 33-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and two men, aged 38 and 64, and a woman aged 55, on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Police investigating the disappearance of a Cheetham Hill mother-of-three have made a further arrest.
A 38-year-old man from Salford was last night, Friday 5 July 2013, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and is now being interviewed by officers.
Ranya Alayed, 25, from Cheetham Hill, was reported missing from home on Tuesday 2 July 2013.
It is extremely out-of-character for Ranya to disappear in this way and police have launched a missing from home investigation.
Ranya previously lived in the North East of England and moved to Manchester in January 2013.
Officers have also now been given more time to interview three people previously arrested in connection with the investigation.
A warrant of further detention was granted relating to a 33-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and a 55-year-old woman and 64-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Anyone with information about Ranya's whereabouts is asked to call police on 0161 856 3101.
The search for a missing mum-of-three from Manchester has triggered an arrest on suspicion of murder.
Ranya Alayed, 25, disappeared from home in the Cheetham Hill area of the city on Tuesday. Her family are said to be "frantic with worry."
Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of murder. Another two people have been arrested on suspicion of helping an offender.
Superintendent Vanessa Jardine says: "We cannot rule out the possibility that Ranya has come to some harm and we won't know for sure until we find her."