Update: Las Cruces man, 86, found in El Paso

David Tellez Jr. KFOX.jpg

A missing 86-year-old man who was last seen Sunday afternoon in Las Cruces was found safely in El Paso.

Police had said David Tellez Jr. was in danger due to his age and health.

Tellez, who suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, was last seen around 2 p.m. at his home on the 3300 block of Blue Ridge Lane.

Tellez left his home in a 2004 Toyota RAV4 with Texas license plate number 7BWGT.

Police lifted the search effort Wednesday morning after he was found with family in El Paso.

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