Police are appealing for assistance to locate a man who was last seen at Maitland Hospital yesterday.
61-year-old Michael McGarity left the hospital around 1:30am before heading towards Telarah.
He’s described as being of Caucasian appearance, around 190cm tall with a thin build, brown eyes and black hair.
Mr McGarity also has a tattoo on the lower part of his left arm which reads “TY”.
He was last seen wearing a black hooded jumper, grey jeans a white t-shirt and navy shoes.
Anyone with information should contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.