Elderly grandfather with dementia found after two-day search

Ariel Moreno found alive

An elderly grandfather who suffers from various medical conditions has been found.

Ariel Moreno was found alive by authorities after he was wandering the Roma roads for two days.

He was found on the side of Expressway 83 by the San Julian Road in Roma.

The family said Moreno suffers from dementia, diabetes, hypertension and Alzheimer's and he needed his medication.

He was transported to Starr County Memorial Hospital by authorities, and his condition is unknown at this time.

The elderly man went missing in Escobardes on Christmas Eve, and his family had been searching for him ever since.

A Silver Alert was placed for Moreno just before noon on Christmas.

The family said their grandfather walked out the door just before 11 a.m. on Christmas Eve.