Hidalgo Co. Sheriff’s Located Missing 69-Year-Old

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UPDATE (5:50 p.m.): Librado Escalona has been located in Palmview.

The Regional Alert System has been canceled.


MISSION – The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man in his late 60s who is considered to be in danger.

Authorities said 69-year-old Librado Escalona was last seen at the Don Felipe Meat Market in Mission on North La Homa Road and Mile 5 Road around 11:40 Tuesday morning.

Officials said Escalona has grey hair and brown eyes; he is reportedly 5’5” tall and weighs about 175 pounds.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS was told he was last seen wearing a beige cowboy hat, beige shirt and blue jeans.

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is leading this ongoing investigation they say is a welfare concern.

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