A mother of two has been found safe after concerned family members raised the alarm.
Louise Maloney, 24, from Chadderton was found safe as a major search organised by friends and family was due to commence in the city centre.
She was previously last seen at Sugar Buddha on Deansgate Locks in the early hours of Monday morning.
Family and friends of the young mother said that her disappearance was out of character and police officers were becoming increasingly worried.
Missing 24-year-old Louise Maloney has been found. Thank you for all the support and shares of this appeal.
— G M Police (@gmpolice) December 13, 2016
Friend Jenn Hayes’ original Facebook post has been shared over 28,000 times.
It said: “Has anybody seen or heard from Louise Maloney? She’s not been home from her works do last night and it’s not like her to not go home to her kids. If anyone knows anything can you let me or her sister Kirstie Prince know we’re all worried sick now.”
Launching the hunt this morning, Sergeant Liam McCarthy, from GMP’s Oldham borough, said:
“This is extremely out of character for Louise and her family are understandably very worried about her. We have a team of dedicated officers trying to locate her and we know she was last seen in the Deansgate Locks area.”
Police have not received any further details at the moment, but it is understood that she has been found safe and well, according to reports on the Help Find Louise Maloney page that was set up on Facebook.