UW-Stout police locate missing students
STOUT, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Stout Police Department is investigating a missing student case.
Freshman Devon Jenkins-Joshua, 23, hasn’t been seen or heard from since early Tuesday, according to a news release from police.
Police were asked to do a welfare check at his room in McCalmont Hall on UW-Stout’s main campus just after midnight Wednesday. Officers checked his room and were not able to find him or his vehicle anywhere on campus.
Police learned Jenkins-Joshua has been absent from class and has not contacted his family. His personal belongings were left behind and his cellphone is inactive. Police do not have information on where he may have gone.
Police do not suspect foul play at this time.
Jenkins-Joshua is originally from the Milwaukee area. He is described as an African-American man standing 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 185 pounds.
Jenkins-Joshua drives a blue 2018 Kia Soul with a white roof with Wisconsin license plate ADT2932.
Anyone with information about his location is asked to call the UW-Stout Police Department at 715-232-2222 or local authorities.
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