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March 6, 2017

Silver Alert Success Story: 82-Year-Old Arizona Man Found in Texas

by silveralertbill

On February 28, 2017, a Silver Alert was issued for 82-year-old Christino Vega. Vega went missing in Mesa, Arizona and was found safe 500 miles away in Sierra Blanca, Texas.

From the story on KTAR-92.3 FM:

An elderly diabetic man who went missing from Mesa has been found safe, ending a Silver Alert.

Authorities said Cristino Vega, 82, who suffers from dementia, was found in Texas by border agents.

Vega drove all night. He had last been seen in Mesa near Power Road and University shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday.

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