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Statewide Silver Alert canceled for 83-year-old Brown County man

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Posted at 7:35 PM, Dec 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-11 12:12:21-05

BROWN COUNTY — ***UPDATE: John Meyers has been found safe***

A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a man who is missing and believed to have dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

83-year-old John Meyers went to the VA Clinic in Green Bay for an appointment at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. Meyers left at 10:30 a.m. from the VA Clinic. The only other place Meyers was going to go was to Costco to get gas.

Meyer's wife, Carol, contacted the VA Clinic at approximately 3:45 p.m. after Meyers had not returned home. VA Police then contacted De Pere Police Department.

Meyer has a tattoo on his left forearm of a palm tree, and a tattoo of a heart with the words "mom and dad" on his right forearm.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray sweatshirt, and a black winter jacket. Meyers is driving a Gray Ford Fusion with the Wisconsin license plate 592-URN.

If you have any information, contact the De Pere Police Department at (920) 339-4078.