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Mar 17, 2016 9:33 AM

'Dangerous' man that fled mental facility found at NH DMV office

NH1 Digital Content Manager -

A 'dangerous' man on the run has been found in Dover, according to police.

READ: Police searching for 'dangerous' man believed to be in Portsmouth area

41-year-old Maurice Pelissier had last seen in Portland, Maine, after he was recently committed to the treatment center against his will. He fled soon after, they said.

Pelissier was recognized from a Facebook post at a Dover DMV, and N.H. State Troopers took him into protective custody.

The DMV said Pelissier was trying to obtain a N.H. ID card when the clerk at the counter recognized him and alerted a supervisor who then called police.

He has been taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Kevin Deane is the Digital Content Manager for You can email him at and follow him on Twitter, @kdeaneNH1.

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