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UPDATE: Missing Iowa City man located south of Burlington and in good condition

Published: Feb. 28, 2021 at 7:36 AM CST
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) -UPDATE: Authorities say Siraj White-Wright has been located.

Authorities say White-Wright was found by a motorist at approximately 4:45 P.M. south of Burlington, Iowa and reported to be in good condition.

Arrangements are being made for him to be reunited with his family.

UPDATE: Missing Iowa City resident Siraj White-Wright was found by a motorist at approximately 4:45 p.m Sunday, Feb. 28,...

Posted by The City of Iowa City Government on Sunday, February 28, 2021

In a statement, the Iowa City Police Department thanked “the dedicated employees of the Johnson County Joint Emergency Communications Center and Emergency Management Agency, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office, community members, and volunteers who assisted in the search and safe return of Siraj.”

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Law enforcement officials are asking for help locating a missing man in Iowa City.

Siraj White-Wright, 21, was last seen at around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday on Plain View Drive. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 115 pounds. White-Wright was last known to be wearing a blue v-neck sweater, light-wash blue jeans, no coat, and black FUBU tennis shoes. He left his home on foot and does not drive a vehicle.

White-Wright is autistic and non-verbal.

He was last seen wearing the clothes in the photo below.

Authorities are searching for Siraj White-Wright, 21, last seen at around 4:30 p.m. on...
Authorities are searching for Siraj White-Wright, 21, last seen at around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2021. He was last seen wearing the clothing in this photo.(City of Iowa City)

Police say they have received calls about possible sightings of White-Wright south of Iowa City on Hwy 218 walking southbound.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department reports they received information about a possible sighting of someone matching Siraj’s description just south of Kalona, Iowa at approximately 12:30 A.M. on Sunday.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Johnson County Emergency Communications Center at (319) 356-6800 or a local law enforcement agency. In an emergency, call 911.

Authorities are searching for Siraj White-Wright, 21, last seen at around 4:30 p.m. on...
Authorities are searching for Siraj White-Wright, 21, last seen at around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2021.(City of Iowa City)

UPDATE: Siraj White-Wright has been located. A news release will be issued with information shortly.

Posted by The City of Iowa City Government on Sunday, February 28, 2021

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