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Police To Resume Search For Missing EASTCONN Student

Authorities Say Alyssiah Wiley Was Last Seen On Campus April 20
Alyssiah Wiley (credit: Conn. State Police)

Alyssiah Wiley (credit: Conn. State Police)

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WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – State and local police are expected to continue a search for an Eastern Connecticut State University student who has been missing since last weekend.

Authorities say they plan to resume the search for 20-year-old Alyssiah Wiley on Friday morning. Police have been searching the campus area in Willimantic with dogs and interviewing people who know her.

The West Haven native was last seen on campus last Saturday morning by her dorm roommate, police said. Wiley is a sophomore psychology major.

University Police contacted state authorities after learning Wiley could not be located by friends or family, police said.

Wiley is described as a black woman who is 5-feet-6-inches tall and about 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to call campus police or state police at (860) 537-7500.

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