Missing elderly Las Cruces man may be in danger, police say



Aranda has been found and is in good condition, according to police.


Las Cruces police need your help finding an elderly man who walked out of a party Saturday night and hasn’t been seen since.

According to a news release, Juan Aranda, 85, left a home located at the 1900 block of Corbett at about 8 p.m.

Authorities believe he could be headed to a location on the 200 block of 16th Street in Alamogordo. 

Police say Aranda may be in danger.

Aranda is described as 5’8″ tall and approximately 150 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red, yellow, and gray plaid long-sleeved shirt, black pants, and a cowboy hat.

Anyone with information on Aranda’s location is urged to call police immediately at 575-526-0795.

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