Police, Loved Ones Search For Missing Lawrence Man

By: AP posted by Carissa Fox
By: AP posted by Carissa Fox

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) _ Police and loved ones of a 23-year-old man say he has been missing from Lawrence since Saturday.

Yelekal Alemu (Yuh-LEH'-kal Ah-LEE-moo) was last seen Saturday morning. Relatives say he has missed important family gatherings.

His car was found Saturday night on private property in rural Douglas County southeast of Lawrence. It was not damaged.

Zachary Luea, an attorney for Alemu's family, said Tuesday that police had brought in a canine unit to search the area near the car.

Alemu is black, 5-foot-10 and weighs 170 pounds, with short hair and a full beard. He was last seen wearing a striped grey shirt.


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