Man reported missing on Catawba River found safe

A search was conducted on a missing person on the Catawba River.

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- Belmont Police said they found the man reported missing along the Catawba River safe Tuesday morning. 

According to Belmont Police, the man was reported missing Sunday afternoon. On Monday, crews said they found a wheelchair and a fishing rod left unattended where he was reported missing. 

Authorities said the man was not in any danger. According to police, he recently had a medical procedure and left the boat landing without his wheelchair and fishing gear due to an emergency. 

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