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Silver Alert canceled, missing couple found in Dallas, police say

Richard has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's and Henrietta has early signs of the disease, police said.
Credit: Garland Police Dept.

GARLAND, Texas — A Silver Alert was canceled after a couple missing from Garland was found.

"Richard and Henrietta Rocha were located this morning in Dallas, TX. They are with family and are safe," Garland police said.

The alert was issued early Monday morning after Richard Rocha Jr. and Henrietta Rocha were last seen at 1:50 p.m. Sunday at their home in the 900 block of Milky Way Drive. 

Richard has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's and Henrietta has early signs of the disease, police said.

Richard is described as a white 90-year-old man with gray hair, brown eyes and possibly wearing glasses. He is 5-foot-6, weighs 115 pounds and is possibly wearing a gray T-shirt and blue jeans.

Henrietta is described as a white 89-year-old woman with gray hair, brown eyes and possibly wearing glasses. She is 5-foot-3, weighs 115 pounds and is possibly wearing a blue T-shirt and blue jeans.

Law enforcement officials believe these senior citizen's disappearance poses a credible threat to their own health and safety.

If you have any information regarding these missing senior citizens, contact the Garland Police Department at 972-485-4840.