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Pueblo County Sheriff's Office seeks public's help in locating at-risk adult

Posted at 9:24 PM, Dec 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-02 00:36:57-05

PUEBLO COUNTY — UPDATE: The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office reports that Albert Palacio has been located and is safe.


The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) is seeking the public's help in locating a missing, at-risk adult.

According to the PCSO, family members reported 86-year-old Albert Palacio missing from his home on the north side of Highway 50, near the area of Purcell and Industrial Blvd.

He was last heard from around 5:45 p.m. and is believed to have left home on foot.

Palacio is described as 6' tall, 180 pounds, with black hair. He was last seen wearing a light-blue jacket with turquoise accents.

The Sheriff's Office said there is concern for Palacio's welfare due to his age and the colder temperatures expected tonight.

Anyone who has seen Palacio or knows his whereabouts is asked to call the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office at (719) 583-6250.