Silver Alert for Refugio man discontinued

Silver Alert issued for John Knott out of Refugio. (DPS)
Silver Alert issued for John Knott out of Refugio. (DPS)

REFUGIO, Texas (KXAN) — A Silver Alert issued for an 81-year-old man from Refugio, which is near Corpus Christi, has been discontinued.

The Refugio Police Department was searching for John Knott, who is diagnosed with a cognitive impairment. He was last seen around 10 p.m. on Sunday, July 9 at 219 Edward St. in Refugio.

He is described as a white male, 5-foot-10 and 185 pounds. He has gray hair and brown eyes. He is driving a white, 2012 Toyota Highlander with Texas License Plate DK4R520.

Law enforcement officials believed Knott’s disappearance posed a credible threat to his own health and safety.

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