March 22, 2019 2:21 pm
Updated: March 22, 2019 10:18 pm

Police searching for Vaughan man who went missing after leaving hospital

WATCH ABOVE: York Regional Police launched an extensive search Friday for a 24-year-old man reported missing by worried family members. Shallima Maharaj reports.

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York Regional Police are searching for a 24-year-old man who went missing after visitng a hospital in Vaughan on Thursday.

Police said Simi Abrams was last seen at 12:30 p.m. when he walked away from Mackenzie Health Hospital, at 10 Trench Street in Richmond Hill.

Police and Abrams’ family are concerned for his safety.

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A command post was set up at 888 Teston Road in Vaughan to help with the search.

Abrams is described as being five-foot-four, 140 lbs., with long curly dark-coloured hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white toque with a blue stripe, a dark winter coat and jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact York Regional Police at 1-866-876-5423 ext 7441 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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