A secondary school teacher was reported missing after his vehicle was found abandoned along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway on Thursday night.
Astar Bishop, an art and music teacher, was last seen leaving his family’s home in Belmont at around midday.
His mother, Boni Bishop, said she became worried when he did not return home.
But her fears worsened when a friend called to say Bishop’s Nissan Wingroad wagon was spotted on the east bound lane of the highway.
The vehicle was parked on the shoulder and Bishop was not inside.
A report was made at the Belmont Police Station.
Police confirmed that the vehicle was being searched for evidence.
In a brief telephone interview, Boni Bishop said she did not know what happened to her son.
“He was at home and he saying he was going out at around midday and that was it. I don’t know what happened. I am at the police station now and they are working on the case. The vehicle was recovered and the police are investigating,” she said.
Anyone with information can call 800-TIPS or contact the police at 555, 999, 911 or any police station.