UPDATE: Missing Elderly Man Located in Maryland
Mostajo was located today shortly after 1 p.m. in Hyattsville, Md. Someone in the area saw him walking around near a store and approached to see if he needed assistance. Mostajo’s family was contacted and they have been reunited there. He is in good condition; local police have been notified and will assist in ensuring Mostajo is safely returned home.
Missing Adult; Police Concerned Due to Freezing Temps
Police responded to the 9600 block of Westport Lane in Burke around 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 13 for a report of a critical missing person. Pedro Mostajo, 79, was last seen that day around 6 p.m. He left his residence alone in a silver 2009 Toyota Corolla bearing Virginia license plates KNJ-8515. The vehicle had a BRYC soccer sticker on the back.
Mostajo suffers from Alzheimer’s and may be in need of medical attention. Detectives are especially concerned for his welfare due to the severely cold, below freezing weather tonight. He is described as Hispanic, about 5 feet 9 inches tall and 185 pounds, with brown eyes and white hair with black mixed in. He was wearing a black jacket and jeans.
Anyone with information pertaining to Pedro Mostajo’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective John Farrell or the Fairfax County Police at 703- 691-2131 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.