WINONA, Minn. -

The Winona Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Chukwudi Benjamin Onyeaghala, 19, of White Bear Lake.

Chukwudi, also known as Ben, is a student at Winona State University. He was last seen on Friday, October 7 near Sixth and Huff in Winona, just before midnight.

It is out of character for Ben to be out of contact and authorities are concerned for his welfare.

He is described as 5' 7", 130 pounds with brown eyes and black hair and a mustache. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black jeans, black shoes, and a black backpack. 

If you think you may have seen Ben or know of his whereabouts, please contact the Winona PD at 507-457-6492 or dial 911.