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Police find missing University of Utah student

Oct 17, 2022, 6:15 PM | Updated: Oct 18, 2022, 11:15 am
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The missing student from U of U has since been found. (Ben B. Braun/Deseret News)
(Ben B. Braun/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — University of Utah Police say the missing student was found Monday evening a little after 7 p.m.

The University of Utah Police also thanked Sandy Police and Unified Police for their help in the case. There were no further details provided about why the student was reported missing.

University of Utah Police sent out a news alert just before 6 p.m. about a student, Anthony Spirit Liu, who hadn’t been seen since Monday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. He was last seen in the area of the Lassonde Studios housing building.

Police say he was last seen wearing a dark gray long-sleeve shirt with blue shorts. He also had a backpack that had either a gray or white stripe and sneakers.

University of Utah Police say that Spirit Liu was originally reported missing by Sandy Police. And authorities at the university are assisting in the search. 

According to Jason Hinojosa, the university’s interim chief of police, the university believes the missing student came to campus Monday. However, he is unable to say how they know that.

If you know of his whereabouts, you are asked to call the University of Utah Police Department at 801-585-2677.

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