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CSUN Student Disappears Mysteriously After Selling His Car On Craigslist
The last time that anyone saw or heard from CSUN student Abdullah Alkadi was when he sold his car on Craigslist on Wednesday. Neither his roommates nor family have heard from him since then, and police are calling the case suspicious.Police have since followed up with the new owner of his old car, who says he doesn't know anything about Alkadi's mysterious disappearance, according to ABC 7.
The very last trace of the 23-year electrical engineering student was his phone. It was deactivated, but shortly beforehand his brother Ahmad Alkadi traced it to Beaumont in Riverside County—a place where he said his brother had no ties.
"It is unknown why he left and he did not leave a note. The family is asking for anybody who has seen him or heard from him or possibly is friends with him on the social media to please get in contact with them or the detectives in the missing persons unit," LAPD officer Nuria Vanegas told ABC 7.
Before he sold his car, he was seen at his apartment on Reseda Boulevard around noon, and a cousin spoke with him on the phone at 5 p.m. Roommates became worried when they got home at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and their roommate wasn't home. They called, but received no response. In the meantime, his family has been searching desperately to find anyone who saw him. He and his brother are both originally from Saudi Arabia and very close
"We have been in misery for the last two days," his brother Ahmed told City News Service. "We have tried everything. We called friends. We called relatives. We called everybody we knew and with no news. We are so worried about him."
Police said he's described as a Middle Eastern man with black hair and brown eyes, who stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 110 pounds. The last time he was seen, he was wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans or beige shorts (the LAPD release says both, which we doubt).
Anyone with information is urged to contact LAPD’s Missing Persons Unit at (213) 996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.