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NSHA asks for help in finding patient missing from Dartmouth hospital

Nova Scotia Health Authority is asking for the public's assistance in locating Marcel David Lawrence. .
Nova Scotia Health Authority is asking for the public's assistance in locating Marcel David Lawrence. . Nova Scotia Health Authority

Officials with the Nova Scotia Health Authority are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a patient missing from a Dartmouth hospital.

The NSHA says it is urging people to contact their local law enforcement if they have information on the location of Marcel David Lawrence, 28.

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NSHA says Lawrence is an African-Canadian man with brown eyes and short dark hair. He has several tattoos on his face and neck.

Lawrence was last seen wearing a red T-shirt, a red hooded sweater and white sneakers.

NSHA says that Lawrence’s risk to himself and others increases with the length of time he is away from the hospital.

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