TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — A missing Towson University football player has been found safe in Georgia. Benedict “Chiz” Umunakwe was last seen on March 15 in Towson.
Original Post: March 16, 8 p.m.: Baltimore County Police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing 22-year-old who hasn’t been seen since Monday morning.READ MORE: Lamar Jackson Shares Report Of Missing Towson University Football Player Benedict 'Chiz' Umunakwe
Benedict Umunakwe, a Towson University football player, was last seen on March 15 around 7 a.m.
He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt with the number 21 in gold on the back.
#MISSING: Benedict Umunakwe (22), 6’4, 240 lbs missing from Towson, MD 21204. LS on 3/15/21 at 7am wearing a black sweatshirt w/the #21 in gold on the back. May be driving a dark blue Hyunda Sonata w/NYC tag JJZ5811. May be suffering emotional distress. If seen, call 911. ^RR pic.twitter.com/zMZyLe2gRK
— Baltimore County Police Department (@BaltCoPolice) March 16, 2021
Police say he may be driving a dark blue Hyundai Sonata and may be suffering emotional distress.
In a statement, Towson University said:
We continue to cooperate with the Baltimore County Police Department in an effort to help bring our student home safely. We encourage anyone with information to contact county police at 410-307-2020.
Anyone with information on Umunakwe’s whereabouts should contact police immediately.