Videos show Riley Strain stumbling downtown on night of disappearance

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – Detectives have released a new video that shows missing 22-year-old Riley Strain in downtown Nashville the night of his disappearance.

Strain went missing March 8 after getting kicked out of Luke’s 32 BRIDGE, Luke Bryan’s Broadway bar, according to his friends. Strain, a University of Missouri student, hasn’t been seen or communicated with friends since.

In the video released by police on Tuesday, Strain is seen wearing the same two-toned shirt he was in the night he went missing while crossing First Avenue North to Gay Street, near the Cumberland River, at 9:47 p.m. A friend told officers that they lost sight of Strain when he got kicked out of the bar and they began looking for him — a search that has continued but remains unsuccessful in finding the 22-year-old so far.

The Missouri student has been missing since March 8 after a night in Nashville.

A second video captured by the Downtown Smoke & Vape Shop showed Strain stumbling near Church Street at 9:45 p.m. Friday.

A new video has been released by Downtown Smoke Shop of Riley Strain on the night of his disappearance.

The friends attempted to locate him utilizing his Snapchat location but were unsuccessful. All phone calls to Strain’s phone reportedly went to voicemail. Strain’s have parents driven to Nashville from Springfield, Missouri to help with the search.

Officers have checked local hospitals, jails and a phone ping with no luck.

The search continues Tuesday in Downtown Nashville. TC Restaurant Group, operator and owner of Luke’s 32 Bridge, said it is continuing to work closely with the Metro Nashville Police Department to provide security camera footage and any other potentially helpful information to aid in the search for Strain.

“Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones for his safe return,” the group said.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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