Silver Alert for missing Central Texas man discontinued

Thaddeus Coker
Thaddeus Coker(Austin Police Department)
Published: Aug. 19, 2021 at 10:19 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 20, 2021 at 10:02 AM CDT
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AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) - A Silver Alert issued Thursday night for Thaddeus Coker, a missing 77-year-old Austin man diagnosed with a cognitive impairment, was discontinued early Friday morning.

No further details were provided.

Coker, wearing a blue ball cap, blue mask, green/yellow checkered shirt, khaki pants, and gray shoes, was last seen walking away from St David’s Hospital at 919 East 32nd St. in Austin at about 5 p.m. Thursday.

Police said his disappearance posed a “credible threat” to his own health and safety.

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