University of South Florida Student Reported Missing in Costa Rica

The University of South Florida says a 21-year-old student was reported missing in Costa Rica.

According to a USF news release, authorities in Costa Rica have been searching for Aly Lakdawala since Saturday when was last seen swimming in the Pacific Ocean.

Lakdawala is one of 14 USF students participating in a community service trip in rural Costa Rica.

USF Dean of International Affairs Maria Crummett was flying to Costa Rica to help in the search. Other university staff members are already on the trip.