An Alabama college student has been missing nearly a week after leaving his dorm room to go to an ATM, his distraught mother said.
Adam Dowdell, a 22-year-old sophomore at Alabama State University, has not returned to the college in Montgomery since walking out of his dorm late Tuesday with another student to get cash, the Birmingham News reports.
“I just want my child back,” Dowdell’s mother, Toya Cohill, told the newspaper.
Dowdell’s siblings last spoke to him on Tuesday, Cohill said. She then started getting messages from friends early Wednesday saying he hadn’t returned or reached out to anyone else at the college.
Dowdell, who is also known as “Belle,” did not take his book bag or a cellphone charger, two items he wouldn’t have intentionally left behind, his mother said.
“His phone may get down to 1 or 2 percent but he never lets it go dead,” Cohill continued.
Cohill and other relatives have since traveled to