Police appeal for help finding missing Bristol University student: Officers are ‘extremely concerned’ for man, 20, last seen at home in city on Saturday

  • Olisa Oukwe, 20, was last seen leaving home in Redland on Saturday morning
  • Since then the student has not been located and police are very worried
  • Friends and fellow learners have been sharing information to try and find him
  •  Police say anyone who has any information should call 999 ref 5221094539

Police are ‘extremely concerned’ about a missing second year university student who suddenly vanished on Saturday morning.

Detectives are appealing for information after Olisa Odukwe, 20,  disappeared with his bike after leaving his home in Redland, Bristol.

Mr Odukwe, who is a second year mechanics student at the city’s university, has now not been seen for over 48 hours.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: ‘We’re extremely concerned for Olisa.

Olisa Odukwe, 20, disappeared with his bike after leaving his home in Redland, Bristol

‘He was last seen wearing a grey YG hoodie with a picture of a black goat on the front, and either black shorts or black joggers. He may have a black racer style bike with him.’

Friends and fellow students shared messages and pictures in an effort to try and track him down or find someone who may have seen him. 

Today Bristol University said it was helping officers with the hunt and providing any information it could to find the young man.

They said: We are working closely with the police in their search for one of our students, Olisa Odukwe, last seen leaving his home in Redland on Sat morning.

Mr Odukwe, a 2nd year mechanics student at Bristol university has been missing for 48 hours

‘We ask the public & University community to be alert & contact the police if they think they’ve seen him.

‘We are supporting Olisa’s friends and family and would urge any other students who are concerned to contact our wellbeing services for support.’ 

Police say anyone who has any information should call 999 ref 5221094539. 

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