Authorities Report Missing 78-Year-Old Man Found

2 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Monday, November 06 2017 Nov 6, 2017 November 06, 2017 5:12 PM November 06, 2017 in News

UPDATE (11/7): The Silver Alert issued for a missing 78-year-old man has been canceled. Hidalgo County authorities reported Martin Alaniz was found.


WESLACO – Hidalgo County officials are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 78-year-old man.

Authorities are looking for Martin Alaniz. He's described as a white male, 6 feet one inch tall, weighing 185 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes. 

A Silver Alert for him was issued Monday by the RGV Regional System.

Alaniz was last seen Monday before noon walking south of Mile 12 on Mile 4 1/2 west, near Weslaco. He was wearing glasses, a green shirt, and black pants. 

Officials said his disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety. 

If you’ve seen him, you’re asked to call 911 or the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office at 956-383-8114. 

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