Former SF State student Wallace Richards disappeared on Nov. 10 and is still missing, despite family and police efforts to locate him.
“Whatever information anyone has can be extremely helpful at this point,” said Sabrina Ford, 23, Richards’ girlfriend.
Richards, a 23 year old Berkeley resident, was last seen on the morning of Nov. 10 after dropping off a friend in San Francisco, and the car he was driving was discovered less than a week later by police on Hesperian Boulevard at Embers Way in San Lorenzo.
Belinda Richards, the mother of the missing man, says that she is having difficulty obtaining his records from MetroPCS, a cell phone company.
“I am very upset,” Belinda Richards said.
Family and friends of the Richards are doing everything they can to encourage people to come forward with information.
“We’ll take any information,” said Belinda Richards. “You never know what’s important.”
Belinda Richards would especially like to hear from “anyone who may have seen him on November 9 or knew of his plans.”
Wallace Richards was planning on re-enrolling at SF State in January, to finish his degree, according to Belinda Richards. He enjoyed hanging out on campus with his friends on a bench near the quad.
“He used to hang out there all the time,” said Ford.
A vigil was held for Wallace Richards in November to show support for the missing man.
Wallace Richards was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans, a light-weight hunter-green and gray Northface jacket, and driving a gold 2002 Mercedes Benz C240, according to the website his family and friends have set up . He is African-American and is 6 feet 3 inches and 235 pounds.
If anybody has any information about Wallace Richards, they are encouraged to call the Berkeley police Missing Persons/Detective Division at 510-981-5900.