Silver Alert for missing 67-year-old man discontinued

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TexasUPDATE: The Silver Alert has been discontinued as of 8 p.m. Monday. 


Authorities are searching for a man who was last seen Monday morning in Porter.

The Texas Silver Alert issued a missing senior alert for Jerry W. Akers, 67, who has been diagnosed with a cognitive impairment.

Officials said Akers was last seen around 10:30 a.m. driving a white 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe with license plate number BNF5304.

Akers’ disappearance poses a threat to his own health and safety, officials said.

Akers is described as white, 5 feet, 10 inches tall and 300 pounds. He has brown eyes and gray hair.

Akers was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, gray shorts and brown boat shoes.

Anyone with information on Akers’ whereabouts is asked to call the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at 936-760-5800.

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