Silver Alert for missing senior in Northwest Austin discontinued
AUSTIN, Texas - Officials say the Silver Alert that was issued for a missing senior in Northwest Austin has been discontinued.
The Hays County Sheriff's Office says that 73-year-old John Goodlett was located in Dripping Springs and was taken to an Austin-area hospital for evaluation. Goodlett has been reunited with his son and officials say he's okay.
The Austin Police Department had been looking for Goodlett, who has been diagnosed with a cognitive impairment, and was last seen shortly before 11 a.m. on Oct. 15 in the 8000 block of FM 620 near the Home Depot.
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John Goodlett (Austin Police Department)
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Goodlett was driving a white 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage with a temporary Texas license plate 86195V7 on the back of the vehicle and a Texas disabled veteran license plate 1DV6472 on the front.
Stock photo of a white 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage (Austin Police Department)
Goodlett is described as a white male, 5'10", 240 lbs, with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue "North Face" shirt and basketball shorts.
Law enforcement officials believe this senior citizen’s disappearance poses a credible threat to his own health and safety. Anyone with any information regarding Goodlett's whereabouts is asked to contact the Austin Police Department at 512-974-5000.