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Matthew Royer Update: URI student found safe and reunited with family

Matthew Royer CBS Philly

Matthew Royer
CBS Philly
(CBS/AP) SKIPPACK, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police announced Thursday that a missing college student from suburban Philadelphia has been found unharmed. According to CBS Philly, he has been reunited with his family.

Authorities would not disclose where Matthew Royer was located. State troopers say they won't comment further on the case because Royer's family has asked for privacy.

CBS Philly reports the family and Pennsylvania state police consider this matter closed.

Royer, 21, disappeared earlier this month while returning home from the University of Rhode Island. They say he was seen leaving his apartment in Rhode Island on May 16.

Authorities say he was last seen the following day on surveillance video in Breinigsville, in eastern Pennsylvania.

Royer's parents had offered emotional pleas for their son to return home to Collegeville.

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  • Iris Carreras

    Iris Carreras covers crime for CBSNews.com

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