Police searching for man missing from Royal Preston Hospital

Posted on - 23rd August, 2017 - 3:04pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Preston News
Thomas Newsham
Thomas Newsham

A man who walked out of hospital in Preston while receiving treatment.


Preston Police are seriously concerned for the welfare of Thomas Newsham.

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Update: Police say Thomas Newsham was found safe and well on Thursday (24 August) morning

The 36-year-old discharged himself from Royal Preston Hospital where he was receiving treatment around 3am on Wednesday (23 August).

Police say they are ‘concerned for his state of mind’.


PC Chris Bryce from Preston Police said: “We urgently need to find Mr Newsham and so I would ask anyone who may have seen him or knows where he is to let us know.

“Similarly, if Thomas himself sees this appeal, I would urge him to contact us or the hospital to let us know he is okay.”

He is described as white, around 5ft 10ins, of slim build with short dark hair and speaks with a Liverpool accent. He is likely to be unshaven and was last seen wearing a cream t-shirt, navy jeans and blue Adidas trainers.

Anyone with information is asked to call us immediately on 01772 209702 of if they fail to get an answer, 101, quoting log number LC-20170823-0166.

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