77-year-old man from San Antonio found safe after Silver Alert, SAPD says

Armando Benavidez was reported missing on Monday

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: San Antonio police say a 77-year-old man who was reported missing on Monday has been found safe.

A Silver Alert was issued for Armando Benavidez overnight into Tuesday. SAPD said Benavidez had posed a threat to his own health and safety and is diagnosed with a cognitive impairment.

Police did not say, however, where the man was found.


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The San Antonio Police Department is looking for a missing 77-year-old man who they say poses a threat to his own health and safety.

Officials said Armando Benavidez is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds.

He has gray hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing black glasses, a black Army jacket, a green shirt and blue jeans.

He was last seen around 10 a.m. Monday in the 7100 block of Shady Elms in San Antonio, driving a white 2014 Toyota Highlander with the Texas license plate DVD7R3.

Officials said Benavidez is diagnosed with cognitive impairment.

Anyone who has seen Benavidez is asked to call the San Antonio Police Department at 210-207-7660.

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