SAPD says missing 75-year-old man found safe

Agapito Barrera was reported missing on Monday

Agapito Barrera, 75, was last spotted in the 2000 block of Fishing Trail (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: A 75-year-old man reported missing on the South Side has been found safe, according to the San Antonio Police Department.

According to a press release, Agapito Barrera has been found. No other other information was provided.

Law enforcement officials said Barrera’s disappearance posed a threat to his both own health and safety.


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San Antonio police are searching for a missing 75-year-old man last seen on the South Side.

SAPD says Agapito Barrera was last spotted leaving the 2000 block of Fishing Trail around 8 a.m. Monday on foot.

Barrera -- who has a diagnosed medical condition -- is 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighs 130 pounds, has brown eyes and is bald, according to police. He has a tattoo on his left forearm and is right-handed.

SAPD said he was last seen wearing blue scrub pants, a black Spurs T-shirt, a hat and a silver cross necklace.

Anyone with information about Barrera’s whereabouts is asked to call the SAPD Missing Persons Unit at 210-207-7660.

About the Authors:

Ivan Herrera has worked as a journalist in San Antonio since 2016. His work for KSAT 12 and includes covering breaking news of the day, as well as producing Q&As and content for the "South Texas Pride" and "KSAT Money" series.

Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.