- 19-year-old Shyalan “Shay” Shah was last seen in the area of Linda Lane & Westgate Drive.
Indian American teen Shyalan “Shay” Shah has been missing from his Edison, New Jersey, home since this morning. A nixle alert from the Edison Police Department describes him as “a 19-year-old Indian male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 140 lbs, black hair, and brown eyes” He was last seen “in the area of Linda Lane & Westgate Drive in Edison,” the alert said, adding that he “left the area on foot.”
An appeal from his parents — Rich and Kalpana Shah — has been widely circulated on social media. “We have not heard from or been able to contact our son Shay since early this morning,” reads the appeal. “If you’ve heard from him today, or hear from him or see him going forward, please let me, Kalpana, or Sahil know.” The family used to live in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and currently live in Edison, says a post on Facebook. No other information is available on the missing teen.
The Edison police are asking for information “to assist in helping locate” Shah.