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Missing University of Illinois student found after missed flight

Hye MChoi | phofrom Chicago Police

Hye Min Choi | photo from Chicago Police

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Updated: May 22, 2014 8:00AM

Police have located a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign student who had been missing since Friday.

Hye Min Choi, 19, had been last seen about 4:50 p.m. when he was scheduled to catch a flight from O’Hare International Airport to North Carolina, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

Choi checked in his luggage at 3:07 p.m., but he did not take United Airlines flight No. 5892 and he did not re-book another flight with United Airlines, police said. His mother retrieved his luggage in North Carolina.

Choi was reported found early Thursday and has been reunited with his family, police said. No other details were available.

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