Elderly man goes missing in Mission

Modesto De La Rosa // Mission Police Department Photo

Authorities are asking for the public TMs help in finding an elderly man who went missing after going for a walk along a Mission road.

Family members have filed a missing persons report for 70-year-old Modesto De La Rosa.

Mission police told Action 4 News that the De La Rosa lives near downtown off Doherty Avenue.

But investigators said the 70-year-old was last seen walking on Saturday walking on Inspiration Road and Mile 2 North some three miles away from his house.

De La Rosa is described as a Hispanic male 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds with brown eyes.

Investigators said De La Rosa is bald on the top of his head but has white hair on the sides.

He was last seen wearing a white button up stripe shirt, faded blue jeans, black shoes and a white-colored baseball cap.

Family members reported that De La Rosa suffers from high blood pressure.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Mission Police Department at (956) 584-5000.