MISSING: California college student from North Carolina missing since last week

San Francisco police are looking for a 19-year-old former University of California-Berkeley student who hasn’t been seen since September 30.

Sydney West’s family reported her missing on October 2, police reporting, saying that she is considered at risk because of depression.

West was last seen in the area of Crissy Field, a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area that was once an Army airfield.

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West moved to the San Francisco area Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and has recently been staying with friends. San Francisco authorities contacted the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina for their assistance as well.

“We are asking anyone who has any information about our daughter Sydney to please contact the investigators,” West’s parents told the sheriff’s office. “We are anxious to have our daughter found safe and brought home.”


Posted by Orange County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, October 4, 2020


Police said West is described as about 5 feet 10 inches tall and 135 pounds with blonde hair, probably in a pony tail, and blue eyes. She was last seen in a sweatshirt, white athletic shorts, and blue, slip-on Vans shoes.

North Carolina authorities said West prefers to be called Syd and may be carrying a black backpack.

⚠️ Missing Person ⚠️On October 2, 2020, at approximately 2:00 PM, San Francisco Police officers from Central Police…

Posted by San Francisco Police Department on Monday, October 5, 2020


Anyone with information about West in San Francisco should call Sergeant Horan at (415) 553 1028; in North Carolina, call Investigator Ashley Woodlief at (919) 245 2909.

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[Featured image: Sydney West/San Francisco Police Department]