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Police searching for missing 72-year-old man  


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Update: The Roswell Police Department announced Wednesday morning that Bobby Satterfield had returned to his home on his own and is safe.

The public’s help is being sought by local authorities to find a missing Roswell man suffering from dementia and depression.

According to a news release from the Roswell Police Department, the family of 72-year-old Bobby Satterfield contacted the department to report him missing.

A Silver Alert has since been issued for the missing man. According to an update from the RPD Tuesday night, detectives have received information regarding possible sightings of Satterfield in Lubbock, TX.  These potential leads are currently being followed up, police said.

The family told police that Satterfield was last seen by his daughter as he left his Yale Drive home in south Roswell at about 1:30 p.m. Monday.

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According to the RPD, Satterfield’s daughter had last contacted the missing man by phone around 2:10 p.m.

Satterfield is described as 5 feet, 10 inches in height, weighing about 180 pounds and with reddish-auburn hair and blue eyes.

According to a news release from the New Mexico State Police, Satterfield was last seen wearing blue jeans, and an olive green shirt.

Police said he may be driving a 1990 blue and silver Chevrolet Suburban with New Mexico license plate number 112HFR. The RPD later added that Satterfield may also have his blue heeler dog with him.

Police said asked anyone with information to call the RPD at 575-624-6770.

Multimedia-Crime reporter Trevier Gonzalez can be reached at 575-622-7710, ext. 301, or at breakingnews@rdrnews.com.