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Delray Beach police, friends looking for missing man, 30

Makuach Yak, who coaches youth basketball team, has not been seen since Saturday morning
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Posted at 6:22 PM, May 21, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-22 01:03:03-04

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Delray Beach police and friends are attempting to find a 30-year-old man who has not been seen since Saturday morning.

Makuach Yak walked away from his home in the 300 block of Southwest 10th Avenue, the agency posted Sunday afternoon on Twitter.

Yak coaches a seventh-grade travel basketball team in the Boca Raton area called Team 8.

Friends said they think Yak might have left for a run before going to coach the AAU team.

He left without his phone, wallet of Apple Watch, which they say he is always wearing.

Friends spent the day handing out flyers and asking neighbors to check their security cameras.

"I’m most worried that something did happen to him," Jonathan Eisdorfer, a friend, told WPTV's Briana Nesprel. "You hear crazy things nowadays. ... A very tough situation to swallow or to even have that thought in someone’s head."

Yak's family moved to the United States from Sudan when he was 8. He became a distance runner.