A BODY has been found by police in Winwick who say it may be missing man Michal Chwesiuk.

Formal identification has yet to take place but police say the body matches the description of the 25-year-old Polish man.

It was found at 9.10am today on Old School House Lane in Winwick.

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, according to officers.

A post mortem is due to take place.

Michal, of Elliott Avenue, Padgate, was last seen on Friday, November 2.

He was leaving work at the Spirit restaurant in Victoria Park at 2.30pm.

His disappearance sparked a major police search with specialist units and air support scouring the town.

It appears he has now been found after nine days, although police can not yet confirm his identity.