Silver Alert discontinued for 88-year-old man reported missing in Bulverde

James Straughn was last seen in the 30600 block of Smithson Valley Road

James Straughn, 88 (KSAT)

BULVERDE, Texas – UPDATE: A Silver Alert for an 88-year-old man reported missing in Bulverde has been discontinued.

The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that James Straughn has been found.

No other information was provided.

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(Original Story)

A search is underway in Bulverde for a missing 88-year-old man with a cognitive impairment, according to authorities.

James Straughn was last seen at 10 a.m. in the 30600 block of Smithson Valley Road. He was driving a white 2015 Toyota Venza with a Texas plate that reads, “KDD0255.”

Police said his disappearance “poses a credible threat to his own health and safety.”

Straughn is described as being five feet 11 inches tall, with white hair and blue eyes. He was possibly wearing a retired U.S. Air Force hat, a red flannel, button-down shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with more information on his whereabouts is urged to contact Bulverde PD at 830-620-3400.


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