Concern for missing Haltwhistle man
Last updated at 12:49, Monday, 09 July 2012
POLICE say they are becoming increasingly concerned for a Haltwhistle man who was receiving treatment at a Newcastle hospital for mental health issues.
Kenneth Sim, a patient at Hadrian Clinic, on Westgate Road, was granted overnight leave on Thursday, June 28, to stay at his home address in Bridge Street, Haltwhistle, but did not return.
Mr Sim (65), who is a practising Buddhist, takes medication but does not have this with him and officers are appealing for help from the public to trace him.
He was last seen at around 4pm, on June 29, at the Railway Hotel Pub, Haltwhistle where he said he would be catching the bus back to Newcastle.
He is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall, of stocky build, with grey hair and balding on the top of his head and was wearing a blue jumper, grey trousers and blue shoes when he went missing.
Anyone who may have seen him or has information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101, extension 69191.
First published at 12:48, Monday, 09 July 2012
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