Patient goes missing from Eastbourne hospital, sparking police search operation

A patient has gone missing from Eastbourne District General Hospital, according to police.

Tuesday, 10th March 2020, 6:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th March 2020, 6:50 pm

Police are looking for Danny Jukes, 42, who was last seen in Eastbourne on Sunday evening (March 8).

Police described him as white, 5' 7-10", of medium build, clean shaven, with brown hair and brown eyes, and was last seen, wearing checked pyjamas with black shoes, at the hospital where he was awaiting assessment and treatment.

Officers are searching the local area, including hotels, but Danny has not yet been found, they said.

Danny Jukes. Picture: Sussex Police

A spokesman added: "If you have seen Danny, or know where he is, please contact the police on 101 or online quoting serial 1156 of 08/03."