UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled for elderly Riverdale man with medical needs


(Courtesy of the Riverdale Police Department)

SATURDAY 11/6/21 4:36 p.m.

RIVERDALE, Utah (ABC4) – A Silver Alert activated for a missing elderly man with medical needs has been canceled on Saturday afternoon.

The missing man, 64-year-old Tobias Gallegos, had been missing since Thursday evening after leaving an assisted living facility.

Gallegos has now been found. His condition has not been released at this time, but he has been positively located.

Original Story: Silver Alert activated for elderly Riverdale man with medical needs

SATURDAY 11/6/21 10:49 a.m.

RIVERDALE, Utah (ABC4) – A Silver Alert has been activated for a missing elderly man with medical needs.

Officials have identified the missing man as 64-year-old Tobias Gallegos. He was last seen leaving an assisted living facility in Riverdale late Thursday evening. He has not been seen since.

Gallegos uses a motorized wheelchair to travel and is described as a white male, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 210 pounds. He has grey hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants. His motorized wheelchair is white with a black seat cushion.

Authorities believe Gallegos is endangered due to his medical needs — he is diabetic, takes antibiotic medications, has kidney failure and requires dialysis treatments three times a week.

Gallegos is known to frequent the Riverdale and Ogden areas.

If anyone has seen this man, they are asked to contact Riverdale Police at (801) 629-8221.

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