CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — UPDATE, 1:53 p.m. Thursday: The Silver Alert for the 79-year-old man was discontinued as of 2 a.m. on Thursday, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Original Story, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday:
Caldwell County deputies are searching for a missing elderly man with a cognitive impairment last seen Wednesday morning just after midnight.
Officials said the 79-year-old was last seen around 12:10 a.m. in the 9100 block of FM 2001 driving a gray 2005 Dodge Neon with red stripes and a spoiler on the trunk.
He is described as a White man who is about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. He has gray hair, blue eyes and a scar on his nose and was last seen wearing a red shirt with holes, blue denim jeans and gray tennis shoes, officials said.
He has a cognitive impairment, authorities said, and they believe his disappearance threatens his health and safety.
If anyone has information on his whereabouts, call the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office at 512- 398-6747.