UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled, Chandler man safe

UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled, Chandler man safe
Raul Vega (Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)

PHOENIX, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The Arizona Department of Public Safety issued a Silver Alert on behalf of the Phoenix Police Department for 78-year-old Raul Vega.

That alerted was canceled Saturday evening, according to an update from the AZPDS duty office.

Someone remembered seeing Vega after noticing the alert on an ADOT message board. State troopers responded to his location and confirmed it was Vega, according to the update just before 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

Prior to this, Vega was last seen at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 leaving a family friend’s house in Phoenix.

He was driving a 2001 Silver Saturn sedan.

Raul Vega (Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)
Raul Vega (Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)

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