Saskatoon police have what may be missing student's jacket

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February 9, 2012 - 11:09am Updated: February 9, 2012 - 2:34pm
Photo of Alsharief wearing the jacket that was discovered on the CP Bridge supplied by Saskatoon Police.
Photo of Alsharief wearing the jacket that was discovered on the CP Bridge supplied by Saskatoon Police.

Someone turned a jacket over to Saskatoon police on Thursday which may have belonged to missing U of S student Hamza Alsharief, following extensive media coverage Wednesday.

News Talk Radio reported Monday on the jacket discovered on the CP Bridge by the weir, which spawned a river search over the weekend. It had been hung on a tree near the U of S Education Building, and then disappeared.

But that jacket had never been in police hands they had only been told about it.  Now police say they have a jacket that is at least similar to the one worn by the 23-year-old Alsharief. 

Cst. TishaRae Stonehouse called it such a “unique jacket” that they do believe it was his.

The 23-year-old student from Saudi Arabia went missing Dec. 14.

Edited by News Talk Radio’s Sabeen Ahmad and Jared Knoll.

 

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