Silver Alert canceled for missing elderly man

Pedro Mendoza
Pedro Mendoza

Austin (KXAN) – Austin police have discounted the silver alert for and elderly man who had been missing since early Friday morning.

Pedro Mendoza was found on Friday evening. He is 70 years old and has a cognitive impairment.

Mendoza is described as:
• Hispanic male
• 6’0”
• 170 lbs.
• Gray hair
• Brown eyes

He was last seen wearing a green shirt, black shorts and gray shoes. He was walking a black Chiweenie dog.

Detectives are concerned for his well-being because of potential medical issues.

Individuals who may have information concerning Mr. Mendoza’s whereabouts are asked to call 911 or the Missing Persons Unit at 512 974-5250. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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