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Mar 16, 2016 5:03 PM

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

PORTSMOUTH - Police are looking for a man they say could be dangerous.

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

41-year-old Maurice Pelissier was last seen in Portland, Maine, but authorities believe he may be in the Portsmouth area at this time.

He is considered a threat to himself and possibly others due to a psychiatric condition.

According to the a statement from Westbrook Police, Pelissier was recently committed to the treatment center against his will, and fled soon after.

Pelissier is described as a white man, 6’2” and 225 pounds with shaggy brown hair.

Police said he was last seen wearing a gray fleece coat, green cargo pants or brown shorts, flip-flops and wool socks.

If you see him, do not approach him, police said. Just call 911.

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