Silver Alert issued for missing elderly Texas man

John Perricone, 82, was last seen on Thanksgiving Day. (Police photos)
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DALLAS (KWTX) The Dallas Police Department issued a Silver Alert early Friday for John Perricone, 82, who was last seen at around 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day driving a 2009 Chevrolet Impala with Texas license HKN5774.

Authorities discontinued the alert just before noon Friday, but provided no further details.

Perricone has been diagnosed with a cognitive impairment, authorities said.

“Law enforcement officials believe this senior citizen’s disappearance poses a credible threat to his own health and safety,” the alert said.