A Silver Alert was issued in the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday morning for a man in the early stages of dementia who left Concord Hospital but did not return to pick up his wife.

New Hampshire State Police said Richard Fehrs, 72, left the hospital shortly after midnight early Wednesday and did not return to pick up his wife. He is driving a gray 2009 Toyota Highlander with New Hampshire license plate 4343950.

Fehrs is 5 feet 6 inches and 160 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a burnt orange down jacket and a baseball cap with "Perkins Cove" printed on it.

Police asked anyone who sees Fehrs to call Concord Police at 603-225-8600.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNH

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