Appeal to find man missing from hospital at Hurstville

Robert McConnell, 82, was last seen leaving a hospital on Gloucester Road, Hurstville, about 7.30am yesterday..

Robert McConnell, 82, was last seen leaving a hospital on Gloucester Road, Hurstville, about 7.30am yesterday..

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from a hospital in Hurstville yesterday.

Robert McConnell, 82, was last seen leaving a hospital on Gloucester Road, Hurstville, about 7.30am.

Officers attached to St George Police Area Command and Mr McConnell's family hold serious concerns for his welfare due to his age and a medical condition which requires constant supervision.

Mr McConnell is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 180-185cm tall with a thin build and short grey hair.

He was last seen wearing a grey polo shirt, blue shorts, blue shoes and white socks. He has red hospital tags on his wrist and ankle.

Anyone who may have seen Mr McConnell or has information about his whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.