Tanner Klammer returns home

Missing since last Thursday, SE teen shows up safe, unharmed

Tanner Klammer

SLEEPY EYE — The search for a 16-year-old Sleepy Eye boy missing since May 10 ended happily on Friday, when Tanner M. Klammer returned to his home in Sleepy Eye.

A press release from the Sleepy Eye Police Department said a family member notified them Friday that Klammer had returned home. He is safe and unharmed, and no criminal activity is suspected, the release said.

Klammber was last seen Friday, May 10 at the River Bend Area Learning Center in New Ulm, where he is a student. The Sleepy Eye Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension issued a missing person alert.

Klammer’s cell phone was found last Friday in the drive through lane at Taco John’s in New Ulm, which is near the River Bend Education District. Sleepy Eye Police Chief Matt Andres said a Taco Johns employee found Klammer’s cell phone last Friday.

“The Sleepy Eye Police Department wishes to thank the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for their assistance in locating Tanner,” said a police department press release.

“The Sleepy Eye Police Department also wishes to thank members of the public for help in finding Tanner. “

No information as to Klammer’s whereabouts for the past week was available on Friday.

(Fritz Busch can be emailed at fbusch@nujournal.com).


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