Elderly couple missing in regional WA

Caroline Schelle

An elderly WA couple suffering dementia have gone missing while hitchhiking to Perth from a remote community 170km north of Perth.

Edna May Ryder, 80, and Malcolm Melcho Ryder, 82, were last seen leaving Billinue Aboriginal community about 11.30am on Friday. Both have dementia that requires medication.

There are serious concerns about their welfare.