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Police have not been able to contact Balderas Garcia since the incident. (Austin Police Department)

Austin Police found 22-year-old Luis Balderas Garcia, an Austinite who fell asleep in the bed of a truck before it was stolen and driven away. Given the circumstances surrounding his disappearance, police believed he could be in danger, but he was found safe in Round Rock on Sunday.


According to the report, Balderas Garcia had been seen last exiting Club Lobos, 9601 North I-35, at 5:37 a.m. Sunday where he got into the bed of a truck and fell asleep. Police say the truck was stolen while Balderas Garcia slept. He was reported missing around 11 a.m.

Police have not released any more information regarding the stolen truck or if they are still looking for suspects.

Since his disappearance, police were "concerned for his well-being" since they were not been able to get in contact with Balderas Garcia.

Balderas Garcia is described as Hispanic, 5'10", 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black and blue T-shirt, red baseball cap, black jeans and black boots.

The truck was described as a gray 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup, license plate number PNF8971. The truck has chrome wheels and door handles, a front windshield decal that reads "Gonzales" and decals that read "Anthrax" on both sides.

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