Avi Pariente (photo credit: Israel Police)

Avi Pariente (photo credit: Israel Police)

Police announced on Thursday that they were searching for Avi Pariente, an Israeli soldier from Petah Tikva who has been missing since Wednesday.

A police statement said that Pariente’s disappearance did not appear to be a terrorist kidnapping.

People with information concerning Pariente’s whereabouts were requested to call the Petah Tikva police at 03-939-3444, or the toll-free number of the Israel Police, 100.