UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled; Visalia man found

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Manuel Villareal / Photo: CHP

UPDATE (May 16): CHP has canceled a Silver Alert issued for a missing Visalia man. Authorities said Sunday night Manuel Villarreal has been located.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Authorities in Tulare, Kings, Fresno and Kern counties are asking for help to locate a missing 76-year-old man from Visalia.

Authorities are looking for Manuel Villarreal. CHP issued a Silver Alert on Saturday night on behalf of the Visalia Police Department.

Villarreal was last seen on May 14 at around 6 p.m. at East Buena Vista Avenue and North Burke Street in Visalia. He is described as being 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing 145 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes.

CHP said he is believed to be wearing a red baseball hat, gray short sleeved polo shirt and tan pants. He may be driving a white 2016 Nissan Frontier.

If you’ve seen him, you are asked to call 911.

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