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Missing Stone Roses fan - latest
2:43pm Thursday 5th July 2012 in News
THE Stone Roses today issued a personal plea for help to find missing Timperley man Chris Brahney who disappeared after the band's first gig at Heaton Park.
Singer Ian Brown, John Squire, Mani and Reni said their thoughts were with Chris' family – and urged the public to help 'spread the word'.
The band spoke as detectives revealed Chris, 22, could have boarded one of dozens of buses at a park-and-ride area in nearby Bowlee, Middleton.
In a statement, the band said: “If you saw Christopher at the end of the evening please get in touch with Greater Manchester Police and spread the word to everyone who came to the show.
“Our thoughts are with Christopher's family and we all want to see him back at home safe and sound.”
Police said today that concern was continuing to grow for Chris' safety.
Mobile phone clue in hunt for missing Stone Roses fan Chris Brahney He was last seen by friends at about 11.30pm on Friday after the concert.
Police believe he may have used the park-and-ride facility at Bowlee Park in Heywood Old Road.
There are reports that he was seen getting off a bus there shortly before midnight.
Det Chief Insp Melani Linton said today: “Christopher’s family are clearly very worried about him and are desperate for any information relating to his whereabouts.
“We believe Chris may have used the park-and-ride facility at Bowlee Park, Heywood Old Road, Middleton. There were dozens of coaches in the car park with destinations all over the country.
“Chris could have got on one of these coaches. Did you see him or speak to him?
“I would urge anyone with any information to contact the police. This could be vital to our investigation and provide some much needed answers for his family.
“Christopher, if you see or hear this appeal, we would ask that you make contact with us or your family as soon as possible.”
Searches in the Middleton area are set to continue.
* Anyone with information can call police on 0161 856 7652