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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Police and loved ones of a 23-year-old man say he has been missing from Lawrence since Saturday.
Yelekal Alemu 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.