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Purple Alert: Missing Maitland man found safe

MAITLAND, Fla. — Update:

Chouhan has been recovered and is in good health.

Earlier story:

Police in Maitland issued a Purple Alert on Wednesday after reports of a missing man.


Officers said Viresh Chouhan, 24, was last seen leaving his home on foot around 8 a.m. Tuesday.

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Police said family told them Chouhan has an intellectual disability and has not been seen since leaving home.

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

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Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Maitland Police Department at 407-539-6262.

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