Silver Alert discontinued for missing 77-year-old man in Edinburg

Authorities canceled the alert for Juan Tellez-Rodriguez Monday afternoon

Pictured is Juan Tellez-Rodriguez. (KSAT/Edinburg PD)

EDINBURG, TexasUpdate: The Silver Alert issued in the disappearance of Juan Tellez-Rodriguez, 77, has been discontinued.

Authorities canceled the alert at 4:54 p.m., Monday.

Further details are limited at this time.


(Original Story)

Edinburg police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 77-year-old man.

A Silver Alert was issued Saturday evening in the disappearance of Juan Tellez-Rodriguez. Authorities said he was last seen on foot at 1:30 p.m. in the 500 block of S. 12th Avenue in Edinburg.

Tellez-Rodriguez is described as having white hair and brown eyes. He’s also diagnosed with a cognitive impairment, and his disappearance “poses a credible threat to his own health and safety,” police said.

Anyone with more information on Tellez-Rodriguez’s whereabouts is urged to contact Edinburg PD at 956-289-7700.

We’ll bring more updates as they become available.

About the Author:

Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.