EDINBURG, Texas — UPDATE:
77-year-old Juan Tellez-Rodriguez out of Edinburg has been found as of 5:11 p.m. on Monday. The Silver Alert has been discontinued.
A Silver Alert is continuing Monday out of the Rio Grande Valley.
Edinburg police continue to search for 77-year-old Juan Tellez-Rodriguez, who left his assisted care facility without notifying the staff. He was last seen at the facility around 1:30 p.m. Jan 5 in he 500 block of S. 12th Avenue in Edinburg.
He's described as 5-feet-7-inches tall, , weighing about 180 pounds, with white hair and brown eyes.
Police believe the disappearance of Tellez-Rodriguez, who has been diagnosed with a cognitive impairment, poses a credible threat to his own health and safety.
Tellez-Rodriguez's son says his father has been diagnosed with dementia and may have trouble communicating due to a previous stroke.
Police believe he may try to visit old friends and could attempt to travel to Mexico.
If you see Juan Tellez-Rodriguez or know of his whereabouts, you're asked to call the Edinburg Police Department at 956-289- 7700.