Police asking for help in locating elderly man

Las Cruces police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man. Police say 86 year old David Tellez jr was last seen Sunday afternoon by his family and could be in danger due to his age and health. Tellez suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s, and was last seen at about 2 p.m. on Sunday at his Las Cruces home on Blue Ridge Lane. Tellez left the residence driving his silver 2004 Toyota RAV4 with Texas license plate Number 7BWGT. Police say Tellez used to live in El Paso and may have driven there. Tellez is 5-feet tall and weighs approximately 144 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and brown khaki pants. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of David Tellez Jr. is asked to call 911 immediately.