Silver Alert for missing 76-year-old man discontinued

Officials: Missing man poses credible threat to his own health, safety

The Edinburg Police Department is searching for Julio Ayala, who is diagnosed with a cognitive impairment. (KSAT)

EDINBURG, TexasUPDATE: A Silver Alert for a missing 76-year-old man has been discontinued.

According to the Edinburg Police Department, Julio Ayala has been found.

Ayala was reported missing yesterday.

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The Edinburg Police Department is looking for a missing 76-year-old man who they say poses a credible threat to his own health and safety.

Officials said Julio Ayala is 5 feet, 7 inches tall, and weighs about 150 pounds.

He has black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing glasses, a black jacket with a white shirt and black sweats.

Ayala was last seen around 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 2000 block of Mesa Drive in Edinburg, Texas.

Officials said Ayala is diagnosed with a cognitive impairment.

Anyone who has seen Ayala is asked to call the Edinburg Police Department at (956) 289-7700.


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