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Silver Alert for missing 78-year-old Bear Valley Springs man

Posted at 5:57 AM, Aug 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-28 08:57:41-04

A Silver Alert has been issued for a 78-year-old man who has been missing since Wednesday.

The California Highway Patrol issued the Silver Alert on behalf of the Bear Valley Police Department for Robert Alan Gerber.

Gerber has gray hair and brown eyes, is 5-foot-8 and about 200 pounds.

Gerber was last seen wearing a t-shirt, green vest, a baseball cap, jeans and tan boots.

The CHP says he suffers from a medical condition and could become disoriented.

He's believed to be driving a 1996 red and white Ford F-150 with California license plates 8W34091.

If you see him you're asked to call 9-1-1.