MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say a college student in Winona who was reported missing on Monday has been found and is safe.

Luke Ringhand had last been seen on video leaving the St. Mary’s University campus at about 4:30 a.m. Monday. Authorities said Wednesday Ringhand was located in the Chicago area and is safe.

The St. Mary’s University president issued a statement on the matter Wednesday.

“Luke’s family, as well as the entire Saint Mary’s community, give a prayer of thanks that Luke has been located and is safe,” Brother William Mann, president of Saint Mary’s University, said. “The response of our regional media, as well as our online communities in spreading the word, has been astounding. We especially appreciate the quick actions of law enforcement personnel. We are blessed to be a part of such a caring community.””

It’s not known why Ringhand went to Chicago.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Watch & Listen LIVE