An image of Siraj at the intersection of Old Highway 218 and McCollister Blvd.

UPDATE: Missing Iowa City resident Siraj White-Wright was found by a motorist at approximately 4:45 p.m Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, south of Burlington, Iowa. He is reported to be in good condition.  Arrangements are being made for him to be reunited with his family members.

The Iowa City Police Department would like to thank the dedicated employees of the Johnson County Joint Emergency Communications Center and Emergency Management Agency, Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Washington County Sheriff's Office, Iowa State Patrol, Des Moines County Sheriff's Office, community members, and volunteers who assisted in the search and safe return of Siraj.


The police received a report of a missing person on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021.

Siraj White-Wright was reported missing from his home on Plaen View Drive around 4:30 p.m. yesterday. Siraj is 21-years-old, 6' tall, 115 pounds, and Black. He was last seen wearing a blue v-neck sweater, light-blue jeans, no coat, and black FUBU tennis shoes. Siraj is autistic and non-verbal. He left home on foot, and does not drive.

If you see Siraj or have any information to share about the case, please contact the Johnson County Emergency Communication Center 319-356-6800 or call 911.

Siraj White-Wright

Date of publication

Sunday, February 28, 2021