Search for man last seen leaving Sunderland hospital

Police have appealed for help tracing a vulnerable man who has not been seen since he left hospital in Sunderland.

Friday, 6th January 2017, 3:19 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:22 pm
John Lavery

John Patrick Lavery, 37, from Pottersway, Gateshead, was last seen at 4:09pm yesterday..

John has learning difficulties and his disappearance is very out of character.

John Lavery as he was last seen

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He is 5ft 4ins tall, of slim build and has short shaved hair. He was last seen wearing a black three quarter length coat, black tracksuit bottoms, a black woolen hat and a pair of orange Nike Air Max trainers.

Anyone who has any information as to John's whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101.

John Lavery as he was last seen