Missing elderly man found safe

UPDATE: 75-year-old John Alexander has been found safe. 


Austin police are searching for a missing elderly man in the area. The case was reported Friday afternoon around 12:43 p.m. in the 12200 block of Arboles Circle. 

Police say a family member realized 75-year-old John Alexander wasn't at home Friday afternoon. Neighbors reportedly saw him around 8:30 a.m. get on a bus. 

Police say they are concerned for his wellbeing because of the inclement weather and his medical conditions. 

Alexander is described as a black male, approximately 5'7'' and about 220 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Police say he was last seen wearing a tan button shirt, blue jeans and black crocs. 

Police are asking the public to call 911 immediately if they have any information. They can also contact the Missing Persons Unit at 512-974-5250 (7 a.m. – 5 p.m.).

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