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DPS: Man’s disappearance in South Texas could be a threat to his own safety

Hilario Torres Perez, 85, missing in Weslaco

Hilario Torres Perez, 85, is missing in Weslaco.
Hilario Torres Perez, 85, is missing in Weslaco. (DPS)

SAN ANTONIO – Authorities are searching for an 85-year-old man who disappeared in Weslaco on Tuesday evening.

According to a Silver Alert issued by the Department of Public Safety, Hilario Torres Perez disappeared around 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Agostadero Street in Weslaco.

Perez has a cognitive impairment, according to DPS.

He is 5-feet, 7-inches tall, weighs 170 pounds, has brown hair and has brown eyes. DPS states he was last seen wearing a flannel button-up shirt and khaki pants.

Officials believe his disappearance “poses a credible threat to their own health and safety.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Weslaco Police Department at 956-968-8591.