14/08/2014 12:54 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Police Searching For Missing Bear Grylls Fan Find Teenager's Body In Quarry

Police searching for missing Bear Grylls fan find teenager's body in quarry

Police searching for a missing 14-year-old boy have recovered the body of a teenager from a quarry.

Bear Grylls fan Ciaran Sweeney went missing from his home on the Oak Tree estate in Mansfield on 14 September following an argument with his mother.

Yesterday, police discovered the body of a teenage boy in Ratcher Hill quarry in Southwell Road, Mansfield.

Nottinghamshire Police said formal identification is yet to take place to confirm whether the body is that of the missing schoolboy.

A force spokesman said they were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death and a post-mortem examination was expected to be carried out in due course.

Officers appealed to anyone who might be giving the missing schoolboy, who is 5ft 2in tall and brown hair, help or shelter to come forward.

Staff at Samworth Church Academy have described Ciaran as a 'pleasant, academically bright, hardworking student'.

In a statement released last week, vice-principal Viv Preece said: "Ciaran has been with the Samworth Church Academy since 2010 and he has maintained 100VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%