Worries Over Missing Man

9 July 2013, 09:31 | Updated: 9 July 2013, 09:35

Police are worried about a man who's gone missing from a mental health unit in Oxford and has links to Milton Keynes.

Ian McLean, 44, who is also known as Ian Mitchell, was last seen by staff at the Littlemore Hospital, Oxford at 10pm on Sunday 7 July 2013.

Staff at the hospital are concerned for his welfare.

Ian is white, around 5ft 8ins and of slim build. He has cropped light brown hair and is clean shaven. He can be distinguished by a skull and crossbow tattoo on the right side of his neck and a swallow on the right side of his face. He has full tattoo coverings on both of his arms.He speaks with a Midlands accent.

Police are advising people not to approach McLean themselves, but to contact police directly to report any sighting.

McLean has links to Milton Keynes and the Midlands, particularly Birmingham, Mansfield and Nottingham and may be headed in that direction from Oxford.

If you have any information regarding the location of this missing person, you are asked to contact Sgt Lewis Boyce via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101 quoting URN 453 of 8/7 or call 999.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.