Urgent search for man who has gone missing from Royal Blackburn Hospital

A man who was receiving treatment at Royal Blackburn Hospital has gone missing.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 2:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 2:34 pm

Matthew Holbrook was last seen within the grounds of the hospital at around 5pm yesterday (April 26).

The 36-year-old is described as 6ft tall, of slim build with blue eyes, a full beard and short dark brown hair. He also has a tattoo on his neck.

He was last seen wearing a black cap, dark-coloured work combat trousers and red trainers.

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PC Lee Aspden of Lancashire Police said: "We are concerned for Matthew's health and well-being and would urge members of the public to help us with any sighting of him so we can get him back to the hospital."

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As well as Blackburn, Matthew also has links to Littleborough and Manchester city centre.

Police have asked members of the public not to approach Matthew, who "may be confused", but to contact them with a description of his location and clothing.

Police are appealing for help in finding Matthew Holbrook who has gone missing from Royal Blackburn Hospital.

Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101 or emailing [email protected], quoting log number 1094 of April 26.

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