Body found in search for student

Police are questioning two men over the disappearance of a teenager. Adam Pickup, 17, vanished on a night out in Manchester.

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Police believe body is that of missing Adam Pickup

While formal identification has not taken place we believe this is the body of missing Adam Pickup. His family has been informed. This is a heart-breaking time for Adam's family and our thoughts are with them.

Our initial indication is that that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death, however speculation as to what may have happened will not give the answers Adam's family is looking for.

– Chief Superintendent Nick Adderley

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Adam's disappearance 'extremely out of character'

It is extremely out of character for Adam not to return home or communicate with his family and friends and concerns for him are growing as time goes by.

We are urging anyone with any information about Adam’s movements in the early hours of Saturday 28 December 2013 to come forward.

As part of our enquiries we have made two arrests. I would like to stress that it is not clear what involvement, if any, they may or may not have had in relation to Adam so we would ask the public not to speculate.

– Chief Superintendent Nick Adderley

Two still questioned over missing Adam

Adam Pickup Credit: GMP

Police are still questioning two men over the disappearance of a teenager in Manchester.

Adam Pickup, 17, vanished on a night out at the weekend. The teenager from Stockport has not been seen since.

He was spotted on CCTV walking along Oxford Street towards Whitworth Street. He appeared to be speaking with a man and a woman.

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