Meadowfield Hospital patient goes missing

Missing David Whittaker
Missing David Whittaker

POLICE are searching for 33-year-old David Whittaker who has been missing from his hospital accommodation in Worthing since Saturday.

David, who is 5ft 10ins, of heavy build, with long dreadlocked brown hair, wore a long khaki coat, red trousers and Timberland-style boots.

He left Meadowfield Hospital, where he is receiving treatment for mental health problems, on Saturday morning to go to the shops but did not return within two hours as arranged.

Police believe he may still be in the Worthing area.

Anyone who has any information on David’s whereabouts is asked to contact Sussex Police via 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukor call 101 quoting serial 1613 of 06/14.