Police search for missing Buffalo State University student

Authorities continue to search for a missing New York College student who disappeared more than a week ago.

University police said in the news that 19-year-old Sanya Dennis was last seen leaving the dormitory room at SUNY Buffalo State University on April 24. release.. Dennis, who lives in the Bronx, New York, is a sophomore in college.

“Our only goal in this study is to find Sanya and reconnect her with her family,” said UPD Chief Peter Carey. statement Saturday. “Of course, it’s emotional right now, but I want to make it clear that our department won’t rest until Sanya is found.”

UPD described Dennis as a black woman 5 feet tall, 3 inches tall, and weighed 125 pounds. She has dark brown hair and brown eyes.

Missing Buffalo State student Saniya Dennis (courtesy of Dennis family)

Missing Buffalo State student Saniya Dennis (courtesy of Dennis family)

Investigators initially said Dennis may have been in the western New York region or traveled to Yonkers, just north of the Bronx. There is currently no evidence of fraud, officials said.

Efforts to contact Dennis’ family by the phone numbers listed for them failed on Monday.

Dennis’ father Calvin Bird told NBC affiliates WGRZ The experience was a “nightmare.”

A large group of volunteers searched for Dennis in Niagara Falls State Park near Goat Island over the weekend, where police said her phone was the last to ping, the station reported.

“We combed the entire park and placed leaflets, including places where she wasn’t nearby,” Bird said on Saturday. “The dogs came out yesterday, and today they had a helicopter for the search.”

Bird added that he was rewarded with $ 10,000 for information that led to his daughter.

For more information, please contact the Buffalo State Police Department (716) 878-6333.