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Silver Alert For Missing Austin Man

Santiago Flores was last seen on Newton St. in South Austin.
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Santiago Flores was last seen on Newton St. in South Austin.

Updated at 4:48 pm: Austin police have canceled the Silver Alert. 81-year-old Santiago Flores has been found safe and unharmed.

Earlier: Austin police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 81-year-old man. Santiago Flores was last seen on the 1600 block of Newton Street in South Austin on Monday around 9 pm.

Flores is described as:

  • Hispanic male
  • 5’04”
  • 175 lbs
  • Hazel eyes
  • Gray hair

Flores was last seen wearing a yellow stripped shirt, brown pants and a black fedora hat. Police don't suspect he was assaulted or kidnapped, but they are concerned because of Flores' undisclosed medical issues.
If you see Flores, call 9-1-1.

This is the area where Flores was last seen.

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Nathan Bernier is the transportation reporter at KUT. He covers the big projects that are reshaping how we get around Austin, like the I-35 overhaul, the airport's rapid growth and the multibillion dollar transit expansion Project Connect. He also focuses on the daily changes that affect how we walk, bike and drive around the city. Got a tip? Email him at Follow him on Twitter @KUTnathan.