A BODY has been found during the search for missing teenager Matthew Young.

The 17-year-old was last seen Bury, Greater Manchester, on Wednesday.

He vanished around 2.30pm – his disappearance was described by his family as 'out of character'.

The teenager failed to return home after a day at college.

He was last seen on Broad Street, Bury.

Officers said they were "increasingly concerned" about Matthew's welfare.

Matthew is described as a white, 6ft tall male, of slim build with ginger hair and glasses.

He was last seen wearing a green jacket, dark jeans, black boots and was carrying a black rucksack.

Today a public appeal was issued after concerns grew for Matthew.

Tragically, this evening Greater Manchester Police announced that during the search they found a body.

Formal identification has not yet taken place.

Police say they are not treating the death as suspicious.

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