VA discontinues silver alert issued for missing Texas man

Doris Mitchell

WACO, Texas (KWTX) The Department of Veterans Affairs Police discontinued the silver alert it issued late Thursday night for Doris Mitchell, an 80-year-old man diagnosed with a cognitive impairment.

At the time he was reported missing, officials said law enforcement believed the senior citizen’s disappearance posed "a credible threat to their own health and safety."

Mitchell was last seen Wednesday afternoon 1201 East 9th Street in Bonham, Texas. At the time, he was driving a white 2008 Chevy Silverado with Texas license plate MDS-9399.

No further details were provided.