UPDATE: Subject of silver alert is a fugitive

Sylvia Youngberg
Sylvia Youngberg

UPDATE: The East Texas News has just confirmed that the silver alert issued yesterday has been canceled. Authorities say the elderly woman is a felon who is on the run to escape justice.

Police say Youngberg is on probation for an Injury to the Elderly charge.  There is now a warrant out for her arrest.

PITTSBURG, TX (KLTV) - A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing elderly woman from Pittsburg.

71-year-old Sylvia Youngberg was last seen at approximately 8:00 pm, Tuesday, at the Pittsburg Nursing Center. It is believed she left walking in an unknown direction.

Ms. Youngberg is 5'6" and 185 pounds. She has long gray hair that may be in pulled up in a bun. She is believed to be wearing the clothing in the attached picture with blue jeans.

If you see her, please call the Pittsburg Police Department at (903) 856-3330 or your local law enforcement agency.

Released by the Pittsburg Police Department: