Silver Alert canceled for 82-year-old Mesa man

Posted at 7:47 AM, Mar 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-01 11:11:50-05

A Silver Alert for an 82-year-old man last seen in Mesa on Tuesday has been canceled after he was found in Texas. 

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Cristino Vega was last seen near Power and University after 8 p.m.  

Vega reportedly left home with his wallet, keys and cell phone in his dark blue 2015 Hyundai Sonata with New York license plates "FMG4655".

Officials say he suffers from extreme memory loss and is diabetic and in need of insulin.  

Vega moved to Arizona two months ago. 

He was reportedly located in Texas by Border Patrol agents around 8 a.m. He is said to be OK and will be taken to the hospital as a precaution before being reunited with my family.

If you have any information, contact police.