Silver Alert canceled for man 'last seen fleeing' NC hospital

MOUNT AIRY, N.C -- A Silver Alert issued for a man who was "last seen fleeing Northern Surry Hospital in Mount Airy" has been canceled.

Officers said 43-year-old Joshua Patrick Mount left the hospital Wednesday morning.

Authorities issued the alert because Mount could be considered delusional at times and could have been a danger to himself and others, Mount Airy police told WGHP.