SAN ANTONIO – Updated at 2:10 p.m.:
Rudy Ortiz was located safe by the Summervell County Sheriff's Department in North Texas, police said. He is being evaluated at a hospital as a precaution.
The San Antonio police department issued a Silver Alert on Wednesday morning for a missing 73-year-old man.
Rudy Ortiz was last seen Tuesday around 2 p.m. in San Antonio driving a brown Chevrolet Caprice Classic with the license plate DK4S843.
Ortiz has been diagnosed with a cognitive impairment and is 5 foot 9 weighing 180 pounds with gray and black hair and green eyes. He was wearing a ball cap, a gray t-shirt, black pants and white tennis shoes.
Police said they believe Ortiz's disappearance poses a threat to his own health and safety.
The affected Texas counties and regions include the following: NWS Austin/San Antonio, NWS Corpus Christi, NWS Houston, NWS San Angelo, NWS Brownsville, and NWS Fort Worth.
Anyone with information is asked to call the San Antonio Police Department at (210) 207-7660.