Missing 23-year-old Matthews man found safe, police say

MATTHEWS, N.C. — A Silver Alert has been canceled for a 23-year-old man in Matthews who had been reported missing.

Police said Jaqawn Govens has a cognitive disorder and was in need of his medication.

He was last seen five days ago walking westbound on Monroe Road from Matthews, headed toward McDonald’s near Monroe Road and Sardis Road North.

On Wednesday, police said Govens had been safely located and reunited with his family.

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