Gold alert issued for Wilmington man

State police have issued a gold alert for a missing Wilmington man.

Police say 52-year-old Joseph Scarpone hasn't been seen since leaving the Delaware Psychiatric Center around 5:35 p.m. Friday.

He's described as white, 5'11 tall, with gray hair and hazel eyes, wearing a blue and white striped hat, black sunglasses, a dark gray shirt, a black leather coat, and black jeans.

Police say his medical condition is such that there's a concern for his safety.

Anyone with information on Scarpone's whereabouts can contact state police or CrimeStoppers.

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