UPDATE: Police say Taylor University student no longer considered missing

Luke Skawski

UPLAND, Ind. — A Taylor University student is no longer considered missing, police say.

Taylor University police said Luke Skawski contacted his parents and is safe.

The Christian college in Upland said last week that Skawski was last seen walking north on First Street near Reade Avenue at about 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Local law enforcement assisted with the search and said Skawski’s name was in the national database for missing and endangered persons.

Taylor University released a statement about the case:

The family of missing Taylor University student Luke Skawski has contacted Taylor officials to let them know he has returned home and is safe. Skawski, a senior from Elmhurst, Illinois, had last been seen last Wednesday at 5:00 pm, walking north on First Street near Reade Ave., near his residence hall. The family thanked the Taylor and surrounding communities for their prayers and best wishes, and is grateful to have their son home.

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