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Missing UC Santa Cruz student

Atharva Chinchwadkar
UC Santa Cruz PD
Atharva Chinchwadkar

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KION)

UC Santa Cruz Police is asking for the public’s help to find an at-risk student.

Atharva Chinchwadkar was last seen by his parents on Sunday at around 6 p.m. when he left his Fremont home to get dog food. Chinchwadkar has not returned, and UCSC Police say he may have traveled to the school. While he is a student, he does not live on the campus.

Chinchwadkar was reported missing to the City of Fremont Police Department on Tuesday.

He is described as:

  • 19-year-old South Asian male
  • 6’0’’ tall, 150 pounds
  • Black hair
  • Brown eyes
  • Last seen wearing a yellow t-shirt, cream jacket and gray track pants
  • Driving a day gray 2010 Toyota Camry, four door sedan – plate #6JVD754

If you have any information on where Chinchwadkar might be, call UC Santa Cruz Police at 831-459-2231, ext. 1 or call 911 if there is an emergency. You can also call the Fremont Police Department at 510-790-6800.

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