India, Nov. 9 -- A 20-year-old American student reported missing from Anjuna in Goa on November 7 has been found and is safe, the relieved family has revealed.

"Elizabeth Mann has been found and is safe. At this time we ask that you respect the family's privacy as they work to bring Elizabeth home," the Mann family posted on the special Facebook page started to try and locate her.

The owner of the 'Bunkd Hostel' where Elizabeth Mann, a University of Minnesota Twin Cities student, was staying had filed a missing complaint with the Anjuna Police.

According to the police, Mann, who is travelling to India alone, had made a trip to Panchgani, a hill station in western Maharashtra and is now on her way back.

What prompted worry is that Mann...