Search continues for missing Boston student

Posted: 10/06/12 at 6:05 pm EDT      Last Updated: 10/09/12 at 7:01 am EDT

BOSTON (WHDH) -- Fliers were put up all over Boston after a graduate student disappeared leaving friends and family with no idea where he might be.

Jon Dailey is a second year student at Boston Architectural College. The 23-year-old from North Carolina was last seen Tuesday night, Oct. 2, inside his Allston apartment.

“He didn't have his credit card on him, his phone he hasn't contacted anyone. And his debit card was stolen a few days before so no access to money, so it was not like he was going away for a trip on his own,” said Veronica Chang.

His roommate left early the next morning and when he returned Dailey was gone but left behind all of his stuff including his computer, clothes, driver’s license and eyeglasses.

"He came in, we ate a couple of slices of pizza, watched ‘The Office,’ I went to bed and that was the last time I saw him,” said Miles Smith, Dailey’s roommate.

Dailey didn't show up for work and he doesn't have a car. Dailey’s family came to Boston from North Carolina to search for him but so far there has been no trace of the Dailey.

There have been no credit card transactions or cell phone calls. Boston Police put out a missing person alert. Dailey is described as standing 5’9” tall, with a weight of about 160 pounds. He has brown eyes, black hair and police said he has a black stripe tattoo on his left bicep.

“Hopefully we can catch his attention or find someone who has seen him, or has an idea where he might be,” said Chang.

Dailey’s family said he’s healthy. He has no history of drug or alcohol use and no mental illness. He also loves the outdoors, and his family said that it addition to the Allston, Boston area they searched the Blue Hills Reservation but have no idea what has happened to him.

Down South, his family’s church is sending out their prayers.

“So hopefully this is a case of a child just being a little irresponsible, who's gone off somewhere and not told anyone. Because we're going to continue to pray that he's gonna be found, and that he's going to come home safe,” said Al Wood, Morning Star Fellowship Church.

Boston Bruin Milan Lucic, retweeted the alert to try and help find the Boston graduate student.

Dailey’s roommate and sister set up a Facebook page to raise awareness about his disappearance.

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