Police looking for patient with ‘significant’ injuries who walked away from Surrey Memorial Hospital

Patient walked away from SMH wearing a white hospital gown Monday afternoon. Police need help to find him.

Police looking for patient who walked away from Surrey Memorial Hospital on Monday wearing a white hospital gown

Police looking for patient who walked away from Surrey Memorial Hospital on Monday wearing a white hospital gown

SURREY — Police need help to find a patient who walked away from Surrey Memorial Hospital in a white hospital gown on Monday afternoon after he was brought there by ambulance with significant injuries.

Surrey RCMP Cpl. Scotty Schumann said Leslie Stapleton, 54, who has “Never Surrender” tattooed on the right side of his neck, “may not be aware of his medical situation and hospital staff are concerned for his well-being.”

Stapleton was last seen at the hospital, in the 13600-block of 96th Avenue, at 1:20 p.m. He is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large,

Police ask anyone with information to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.

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