Police 'extremely concerned' about missing student, 20, as his girlfriend begs people to help

POLICE are "extremely concerned" about a missing university student as his girlfriend begs people to help find him.

Olisa Odukwe, 20, disappeared with his bike after leaving his home in Redland, Bristol at 7am on Saturday.

The second year mechanics student at Bristol University has now not been seen for over 48 hours.

Detectives are appealing for information as his worried girlfriend and pals are urging locals to search for the missing student.

His football team, University of Bristol Association Men's Football Club, described Olisa as having box braids, being around 6ft tall and has a lean build.

Avon and Somerset Police said today: "We're extremely concerned for Olisa, missing in Redland, Bristol.

"Olisa, 20, 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. Call 999 ref 5221094539."

Bristol University today 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.

"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."

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