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A body has been found during the search for a missing 18-year-old woman in Plymouth, police have said.

Bobbi-Anne McLeod was reported missing on Saturday after she failed to meet friends in the city.

While formal identification is yet to take place, Bobbi-Anne's family have been informed of the development and are being supported by investigators.

Devon and Cornwall Police said two men, aged 24 and 26 and both from Plymouth, had been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The body of a woman was found near Bovisand, South Hams, which is about six miles south of the city centre.

a search was carried out following information received by police.

Officers had been conducting searches and inquiries across Plymouth, supported by a police helicopter.

Headphones and a pouch of tobacco believed to belong to the teenager were found at a bus stop (Image: SWNS)

a facebook group set up to help find ms mcleod attracted more than 10,000 members.

"my thoughts and love are with the family.

The Labour MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport Luke Pollard tweeted : "It is devastating news for our city that a body has been discovered in the search for missing Bobbi-Anne.

"we await news from the police but this is another dark day for our city.

Officers sealed off a bus stop as they continue to hunt for the 18-year-old who vanished three days ago (pictured today)

"let's pull together in the same way we did after keyham."

Police said investigations continue and anyone with information is asked to contact them.

speaking about her disappearance, chief superintendent matt longman said : "this is weighing heavy on the people of plymouth tonight, it really is.

"and i would just like to send my thoughts to the friends and family of bobbi-anne; that actually feels like it's a relatively inadequate thing to say at such a time.

A search was conducted yesterday around Plymbridge woods and more are expected today

Writing on the page, family friend Amanda Isaacs said : "I am a close friend and neighbour of Bobbi and her family.

Bobbi-Anne's brother also paid heartbreaking tribute to her on social media.

late last night her brother, lee, shared an image of the two of them as children and wrote : "until we meet again sis.

I love you.

Officers were yesterday seen carrying out painstaking fingertip searches on grassland. (Image: SWNS)

"you didn't deserve this, such a beautiful and talented girl and to have you as my little sister, the adventure and journey we had will always be treasured.

"Now go rest easy."

Close friends of teenager previously said they were growing increasingly concerned after police found what are believed to be the teenager's headphones and a pouch of baccy at a bus stop, which has since been sealed off by police.

Her mobile phone was also handed into police, it is understood.

' I'm begging everyone single person in Plymouth help me search everywhere search everything.

"Someone has my f***ing sister.

"please, please people- you hear anything, see anything, tell me."

Lee McLeod begged for help finding Bobbi-Anne in a heartbreaking Facebook post on Tuesday, three days after she vanished in Plymouth.

Officers have been seen in the Millwood Drive area of the city as the search for the missing 18-year-old enters its third day. Members of the public are also out looking

'By the signs of it, it does look like she has been taken from a bus stop because she was due to get on this bus and she never got on it.

'Her headphones and baccy were found at the bus stop and there's just no trace.

Members of the public are also out looking.

'We would like to hear from anyone who has seen Bobbi-Anne since she left her home on Saturday, or from anyone who knows of her current whereabouts.

They set up a Facebook group called 'Help Find Bobbi McLeod and Information' Facebook group

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