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Amina Lawal, York U student, missing since last Friday

03/24/2015 06:46 EDT | Updated 05/24/2015 05:59 EDT
Police are searching for a York University student after she was reported missing last Friday night.

​Amina Lawal, 19, was last seen at home in the Kingston Road and Beechgrove Drive area in Scarborough last week, said a Toronto police news released issued Monday. 

On Tuesday, Lawal's family still hasn't heard from her. Lawal's mother said her daughter called from campus last Friday and said she would be returning soon, but never showed up.

Online, those who know Lawal fretted about her whereabouts, frequently posting using the #helpfindamina tag on Twitter.

Lawal is described as being 5'2" and around 100 pounds with long, black hair worn in braids.

Police said they're concerned about Lawal's safety. 

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