UPDATE: Authorities confirmed that BarShay Wilson’s ID was found Monday near a burned car in Arlington. See story link below for latest details.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police are searching for a nursing student that was supposed to graduate Saturday but never showed up.
A city watch has been issued for 25-year-old BarShay Wilson who was last seen on Friday leaving the Crossings at Fox Meadows Apartments on Green Drive.
His family says it is not like him to go off the grid.
According to a police report, officers initially received a call from Wilson’s mother he had left home saying he was going to a party with friends Friday. However, she later received a call later from his friend saying he walked out of her home and has not returned.
A friend told police Wilson had been at her apartment approximately 15 minutes before he received a phone call and walked outside. She said she looked outside shortly after but Wilson was gone. His car was still parked outside.
The friend explained to investigators she was able to track his location. It showed that he was on the interstate but friends looked in the area and couldn’t find anything.
Police say Wilson, 25, is 6 feet tall with a dark complexion and long braided hair.
He was last seen wearing a purple tracksuit.
Many have turned to social media in attempts to get the word out about Wilson after MPD reported him missing.
If you see Wilson or have any information, call Memphis Police at 901-545-COPS.