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      Former state rep goes missing in Harlingen

      Don Lee // Family Photo

      A Rio Grande Valley family has turned to Action 4 News after their elderly father went missing in Harlingen.

      The family of 79-year-old Don Lee reported that the elderly man is missing.

      Lee is a former insurance agent and state representative from the Harlingen area.

      The elderly man reportedly jumped a fence at his residence off Hale Avenue in Harlingen around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

      Lee is described as an elderly white male, 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds.

      Family members said Lee was last seen wearing a green golf shirt with pockets, blue jeans and black shoes.

      Terri Lee said her father-in-law also suffers from Alzheimer TMs, heart problems and diabetes and needs medication.

      Relatives said he always carries packages of Wrigley TMs Spearmint gun in his shirt pocket.

      Anyone with information about Lee is asked to call the Harlingen Police Department at (956) 215-5400.