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Silver Alert canceled after 78-year-old Phoenix man with cognitive condition found safe

Apr 23, 2024, 1:18 PM | Updated: 4:00 pm

Headshot of Jose Angel Vingochea Gomez, subject of a Silver Alert in Phoenix....

A Silver Alert was issued April 23, 2024, for Jose Angel Vingochea Gomez of Phoenix. (Photo via Arizona Department of Public Safety)

(Photo via Arizona Department of Public Safety)

PHOENIX – Authorities canceled a Silver Alert on Tuesday afternoon for a Phoenix man with a cognitive condition who went missing earlier in the day.

Jose Angel Vingochea Gomez, 78, was last seen walking near 78th Avenue and Indian School Road around 7 a.m. Authorities reported he was found safe and in good health around 3:30 p.m.

He was wearing a gray short-sleeve shirt, gray pants and black shoes.

Vingochea Gomez is about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and 130 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes.

He has a medical condition that can cause him to become confused.

Anybody with information about his whereabouts was asked to call the Phoenix Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at 602-534-2121, or 602-262-6151 after hours.

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Silver Alert canceled after 78-year-old Phoenix man with cognitive condition found safe