EDISON - Police are searching for a 17-year-old Rutgers student who was reported missing by his parents.

Shahan Akhter was last seen on Thursday when he didn't return to his parents' home in South Brunswick. Akhter's car was found on the Rutgers campus.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Shahan Akhter is asked to call Rutgers Police at 732-932-7211 or 732-932-8025.