Purple Alert canceled after missing 24-year-old man found safe, Maitland police say

Viresh Chouhan found in good health

Viresh Chouhan (Maitland Police Department)

MAITLAND, Fla. – Maitland police found a 24-year-old man in good health hours after he was reported missing Tuesday morning.

The Maitland Police Department previously said Viresh Chouhan left his residence on foot at 8 a.m. and never came back.

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Police issued the Purple Alert for the man because he has an intellectual disability, and there is concern for his safety.

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He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, a pink/peach shirt underneath, white shorts and white shoes.

The Purple Alert has since been canceled.

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