Tuen Mun Hospital makes public appeal to help locate missing patient

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesman for Tuen Mun Hospital (TMH) made the following appeal today (January 24) regarding a patient who left the hospital despite dissuasion by hospital staff:

     A 42-year-old male patient left a medical and geriatric ward of the TMH despite dissuasion by hospital staff at around 1pm today and walked towards Kei Lun Light Rail Station. TMH is very concerned about the incident and has reported the case to the Police immediately. The hospital will continue to fully co-operate with the Police for the search.

     The patient is about 1.8 meters tall and of medium build, with long black hair tied in a bun. He was wearing a patient shirt, black down jacket, sport pants, slippers, with a black shoulder bag when leaving TMH.

     The hospital appeals to the public to contact Tuen Mun Police Station at 3661 5800 or call 999 if they know the whereabouts of the patient.

Ends/Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Issued at HKT 18:15