Authorities Search for Missing 78-Year-Old Man

Authorities activated a Silver Alert after a 78-year-old man went missing in Edinburg Sunday afternoon.

Hidalgo County Sheriff’s deputies said Jose Loera was last seen at 3:30 p.m. in the 4300 block of Raul Longoria Road.

Loera was described as white, 5 feet 6 inches tall and 180 pounds with gray and black hair and brown eyes. Authorities said he was diagnosed with a cognitive impairment.

Deputies said he was last seen wearing a green cap, blue striped shirt and khaki pants. He was driving a green 1997 Chevrolet Silverado with camper and the Texas license plate BMW5742.

Anyone with information about Loera's disappearance was asked to call the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office at 956-383-8114.

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