Silver Alert canceled after 78-year-old Chandler man found safe in El Paso
Aug 8, 2023, 2:53 PM | Updated: Aug 10, 2023, 9:59 am
(Arizona Department of Public Safety)
PHOENIX — A Silver Alert for a 78-year-old Chandler man was canceled Wednesday after he was found safe in El Paso.
David Bellerson, 78, left his home in his 2016 Red Mazda CX5 around 10 p.m. Monday.
Authorities said his SUV was seen on license plate recognition in Tempe around 5 a.m. Tuesday.
🛑 UPDATE 🛑
David was located in El Paso, Texas. Thanks to everyone who helped keep us updated on his whereabouts. A special thanks to @EPTXFire & @EPPOLICE for ensuring David's safety. He's on his way home and doing well.#ChandlerPD #ChandlerAZ #SilverAlert #KeepChandlerSafe pic.twitter.com/SsCknYd8tq
— Chandler Police (@ChandlerPolice) August 9, 2023
His credit cards were used overnight in Mesa.
Bellerson has dementia and does not have a cell phone with him.
He is 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, has blue eyes, gray hair, a thin build and wears an eye patch.
Bellerson was wearing a dark brown button-down shirt and tan shirts.