Silver Alert cancelled for Auburndale couple

4:35 PM, Jul 29, 2012   |    comments
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AUBURNDALE, Florida -- A Silver Alert has been cancelled for an elderly Auburndale couple.

Previously, 77-year-old Walter Schwarznau and his 76-year-old wife, Erna, were last seen in their silver 2006 Mercedes Benz with the Florida tag LZI886.

Authorities say they were possibly in the St. Petersburg area around 11 p.m. Saturday before their cell phone battery died.

Auburndale police say Walter has dementia. He is described as a white male, 5'9", 180 lbs. with a mustache, gray hair, and blue eyes.

Erna is known to become disoriented at night. She is described as a white female, 5'3", 110 lbs., with grey hair.

Both Walter and Erna have a German accent.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Auburndale Police Department at 863-965-5555 or 911.

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