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79-year-old man who disappeared in SA found safe in Sutton County, police say

Antonio Quiroz, 79, found in Sutton County

Antonio Quiroz, 79, disappeared around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020.
Antonio Quiroz, 79, disappeared around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A 79-year-old man who disappeared Thursday night has been found safe, according to San Antonio police.

Antonio Quiroz was found in Sutton County hours after a silver alert was issued Friday morning. Sutton County is located about an hour northwest of San Antonio.

Police said he is currently being reunited with family.

The alert, issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety, said Quiroz was last seen at 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the 22000 block of Banister, where he lives on the far Northeast Side.

He was last seen driving a black 1999 Chevrolet Silverado with Texas license plate number MKS1448.

San Antonio police said he was heading back home from a mechanic’s shop located at 2622 Culebra Road before he disappeared.

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