Concern after man goes missing from hospital

PSNI officer

PSNI officer

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 49-year-old man who has gone missing from a local hospital.

John McDowell, who is originally from the Dunmurry area, was a patient in the Downe Hospital.

He was last seen when he left the hospital around 2.15pm yesterday afternoon. He is described as being 5’7” tall, of slim build, with short grey cropped hair. When last seen he was wearing blue checked shirt, black fleece, black jeans and black trainers.

Police would appeal to John, or anyone who knows of her whereabouts to contact them at Downpatrick Police Station on 101.