Police say John and Ellen Bligh went missing from their missing from Cape May County on Saturday.

As reported by NBC40.net, 78-year old John E. Bligh and his 70-year old wife Ellen Bligh were last seen driving away from their Ocean City home Saturday, December 8 at about 3:30 p.m.

New Jersey State Police issued a silver alert for the couple's white 2004 Toyota Camry, license plate: ZBE80J.  The vehicle also has a 'Keep Christ in Christmas' magnet.

The Bligh's family believes that although neither of the couple has been diagnosed "both persons become confused at times and may be in the early stages of dementia and/or Alzheimer's disease although neither has been diagnosed by a medical professional."

The Bligh's are said to frequent Ocean City's Saint Augustine Church, as well as the Ocean City Burger King and Dunkin Donuts, the Marmora Shoprite and Burger King.

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According to authorities, this may not be an isolated incident.  John E. Bligh went missing in 2010 when a misguided drive led him to Harvey Cedars, N.J.

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NBCPhiladelphia.com now reports John and Ellen Bligh were found in Jackson, N.J. on Sunday, December 9 in good physical condition.