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UPDATE: Search suspended for missing student for the night


UPDATE---Authorities have suspended the search for Eric Duffey, a 21-year-old UW-Stevens Point student. The search is expected to resume in the morning.

Hundreds gathered in Stevens Point, on Sunday, to look for the missing student.

Family members say Duffey was celebrating his birthday with friends at Joe's bar in downtown Stevens Point. Where the junior wildlife ecology major went after the bar is unknown. Family members say he texted a friend that he was walking home. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Stevens Point Police Department.


STEVENS POINT (WAOW)-- Stevens Point police are searching for Eric Duffey, a 21-year-old UW-Stevens Point student. He was last seen leaving Joe's Bar in downtown Stevens Point at about 1:15 am Saturday morning.

Authorities say Duffey was wearing an orange flannel shirt, blue jeans, a brown jacket and possibly a grey and white wool "beanie" cap.

Duffey is 6 foot tall and 150 pounds with red hair and green eyes.

Police are asking everyone to check their property including any outbuildings.

If you have any information about Duffey, you are asked to call Stevens Point Police at 715-346-1501.

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