Search continues for missing 20-year-old in Franklin

Michael Doherty missing since early Sunday morning

David Tanklefsky
May 15, 2017 - 11:50 am

Franklin Police are continuing to look for a 20-year-old Duke University student reported missing early Sunday morning.

Michael Doherty was last seen around 1:30 a.m. Sunday near Phyllis Lane, according to police. Officials say he was wearing a blue Nike T-shirt, black pants and sneakers. 

Duke has released a statement saying it is aware of the report and is hoping for a quick and positive outcome. Doherty is a rising junior studying mechanical engineering, a Duke spokesman confirmed to WRKO News. He was home in Franklin for summer break.

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