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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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Adam search: Police arrest two men

Police have arrested two men as part of their inquiries to locate the missing 17 year old Adam Pickup, from Stockport.They are currently in police custody for questioning. Inquiries are ongoing to find Adam and police continue to appeal to anyone who may have seen him or knows of his whereabouts.


CCTV couple could hold clue to whereabouts of missing Adam

Missing: Adam Pickup Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Police say they are extremely concerned after a 17-year-old boy from Stockport failed to return home after a night out in Manchester city centre. Adam Pickup had been on a night out with friends. He left Fab Cafe on Portland Street around 3.20am yesterday.

He was seen on CCTV at 3.30am walking along Oxford Street towards Whitworth Street and appears to be speaking with a man and a woman.

Adam is described as white, 6ft 2in tall, slim with mousey brown hair. He was wearing a maroon long-sleeved collared shirt, black jeans and black leather Nike trainers with white soles.

The man and woman are described as being white, both with dark hair and wearing dark clothing. The man appears to be wearing glasses and a blue scarf. Police are appealing for the public’s help and in particular they would like to speak to the man and woman who were with him on Oxford Street.

Superintendent John Berry said: “We are extremely concerned for Adam’s welfare and we are stepping up our searches. If you have any information about his whereabouts or you remember seeing Adam we would urge you to get in touch and tell us where you saw him or where he may have been going.

“In particular, while he was walking up Oxford Street Adam appears to be walking alongside a couple and speaking to them. If this was you **please get in touch and tell us what you know.

"We are trying to trace Adam’s movements and at this point it is not clear what direction he goes in. This couple may have vital information to help us find him.”

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