Northwestern University has issued a missing person alert for a sophomore who disappeared after an off-campus party over the weekend.

Harsha Maddula was last seen leaving the party in the 2000 block of Ridge Avenue at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday, according to a statement posted on the university's website.

Relatives describe Maddula as a straight-A medical student.

Maddula is 18 and of Indian descent, about 5-foot-4-inches tall and weighs 135 pounds, with black hair and black-framed glasses, according to a description on the website. He was last seen wearing a gray long-sleeve sweater with white and black stitching, dark gray pants and brown shoes.

Anyone with information was asked to call Northwestern University police at (847) 491-3254. 

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