The search for a missing North Dakota State College of Science student continued through Sunday, with more than 50 area law enforcement and fire department members participating in the search. Andrew Sadek, 20, a Rogers native, left Nordgaard Hall on the Wahpeton campus around 2 a.m. on Thursday, May 1. There has been no reported contact with Sadek since that time.
The NDSCS campus police department is the lead agency in the search for Sadek, and is working in close cooperation with area law enforcement agencies and fire departments in Wahpeton, Dwight and Breckenridge. The agencies have completed a thorough search of public properties in Wahpeton, Breckenridge and the surrounding areas. The search has been conducted by ground, water and air. No evidence of Sadek has been found. Search efforts have concluded for the day and authorities will be convening to determine next steps in the efforts to locate Sadek.
The campus police department is requesting the publicâ€™s help in checking infrequently visited outbuildings or other outlying areas that are on private property for items that could be connected with Sadek. In addition, campus police are interested in learning if anyone offered a ride to a person matching Sadekâ€™s description. Anyone who knows where Sadek is or has information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call NDSCS campus police at (701) 671-2233.
Sadek, a Caucasian male, is 6 feet tall, 175 lbs. with curly brown hair and brown eyes. He was wearing blue jeans, orange and blue Nike tennis shoes, and a hooded black and red sweatshirt with the word â€śfootballâ€ť in white lettering on the front. He was carrying a black and silver or light blue backpack.