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Missing Austin man found safe in Houston

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Posted at 6:07 PM, Jun 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-14 12:23:14-04

UPDATE: A missing Austin man has been located by the Houston Police Department.

According to the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office, 81-year-old Robert Lightfoot is safe and family is en route to pick him up.

Lightfoot had reportedly traveled to Pitkin over the weekend for a family reunion and did not make it home to Austin, Texas.

The Sheriff's Office shared their thanks with those who shared the post looking for Mr. Lightfoot.

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The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate Robert Lightfoot, age 81, of Austin, Texas.

Mr. Lightfoot travelled to Pitkin yesterday for a family reunion. He departed Horace Johnson Road at approximately 2 p.m. on Saturday to return to Austin, Texas.

Mr. Lightfoot has failed to return home. Lightfoot is driving a 2009 Toyota Sienna SUV, white in color, bearing Texas license plate # BX7R44.

VPSO is attempting to verify his safety and well-being.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact VPSO immediately at 337-238-1311.

Here are some photos of Mr. Lightfoot and a vehicle which resembles the one he's driving: