Police searching for missing female Temple student

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Jenna Burleigh, a 22-year-old student at Temple University, was last seen about 2 a.m. Aug. 31 near the campus in North Philadelphia.

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 22-year-old female student who was last seen near the campus in North Philadelphia about 2 a.m. Thursday.

“We need your help in finding Temple student Jenna Burleigh, who was last seen on August 31st at 2am. Please share any information,” the Temple Police Department tweeted late Friday morning.

Burleigh, a junior transfer student majoring in film and media arts, was reported missing by the Lower Salford Police Department. She was last seen in the area of Pub Webb, a bar and restaurant at 1527 Cecil B. Moore Ave.

The Temple News, the university’s student newspaper, reported that the Burleigh family came to the university’s police department Thursday night to report the woman was missing.

“We are following up on any tips,” Charlie Leone, executive director of Campus Safety Services, told the student newspaper. “We are aggressively investigating, continuing our investigation working with our police partners from Philadelphia and Lower Salford.”

Anyone with information about her whereabouts can call Temple police at 215-204-1234 or a confidential tip line at 215-204-6493.