Search for missing Brown student grows

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This photo was featured on a missing persons flier of Tripathi

PROVIDENCE, RI (MyFoxBoston.com) -- The family of a missing Brown University student has expanded their search for the 22-year-old to areas outside of Rhode Island.

Sunil Tripathi was last seen on March 16 near his apartment off of Angell Street in Providence. He is described as 6'2" tall and about 130 pounds.

According to a missing person flier, the 22-year-old left his phone and wallet in his apartment.

Friends and family of Tripathi have created a Facebook page called "Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi." They have been posting daily updates as they continue their search.

On Friday, Tripathi's family posted that they expanded their search to the greater Providence area, including hospitals and other locations in Boston.

The FBI has joined the search. Anyone with information is asked to call Providence detectives at 401-641-8691.