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Breaking: Police given more time to question man arrested over Libby Squire disappearance

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Police have been given a further extension to question a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Hull University student Libby Squire.

The extension has been granted by the courts and allows officers to keep questioning the 24-year-old suspect until 9.11pm tomorrow (February 10).  

Libby Squire

Photo: Humberside Police Handout 

Libby has still not been found and police searches for her are ongoing.

Detective Superintendent Mathew Hutchinson said: “I can confirm that the court has granted us a further 24 hours to question the man.

“We are still treating Libby’s disappearance as a missing person’s enquiry. I have said previously that we are keeping an open mind as to her whereabouts and that is still very much the case.

“Our number one priority is to find Libby Squire and we are still conducting extensive searches and appealing for any information from the public.”

If you have any information about Libby's disappearance contact police on 101 quoting log 29 of 1/2/19. If you're a Hull University student who is feeling worried or upset you can contact the Student Support centre on 01482 462222 or call the Hull Samaritans on 116 123.

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