The search continues for a missing college student from ULL. Michaela "Mickey" Shunick turned 22 years old on Monday, May 21.
She went missing after leaving a friend's residence in the 100 block of Ryan Street in Lafayette about 2 a.m. Saturday morning.
Lafayette Police have established a "Tips Line" for citizens to call with information pertaining to Shunick's disappearance. Citizens with information are urged to call 337-291-8633. Police say detectives will monitor the phone for at least the next 24 hours.
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The following is a Press Release from the Lafayette Police Department:
Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department continue to search for clues which would assist them in locating Michaela "Mickey" Shunick.
Shunick went missing after leaving a friend's residence in the 100 block of Ryan Street at approximately 2:00 am on Saturday, May 19, 2012. She was wearing a pastel, multi-colored striped shirt, light wash skinny jeans and gray shoes.
Shunick departed the residence on a black Schwinn bicycle with gold handle bar grips and wearing a brown leather backpack purse. It is believed that she was going to her residence near the intersection of Ambassador Caffery Parkway and Congress Street.
Shunick is described as a white female, blonde hair, 5'1" and 115 pounds.
The Louisiana State Police and the FBI have offered their resources and assisting in the investigation.
Attached is a photo of Michaela Shunick and the bicycle she is believed to have been riding when she went missing.