Silver alert issued for missing senior

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Sunday, July 31, 2016
Hardin Country Sheriff's Office

HARDIN CO. (KTRK) -- Authorities in Hardin County have issued a Silver Alert for a missing senior.

William Gant Sr. was last seen at 3pm on Saturday in Kountze, Texas. He was wearing a denim shirt, blue jeans and boots. Authorities say he was driving a maroon Ford pickup truck with the Texas license plate BPS4995.

The 83-year-old stands 6 feet, one inch tall, weighs 220 pounds and has grey hair and brown eyes.

Gant has been diagnosed with a cognitive impairment. Officials believe his disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety.

Anybody with information about Gant's whereabouts is asked to contact the Hardin County Sheriff's Office at 409-246-5101.