Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public's assistance in locating 28-year-old Marcel David Lawrence, who has gone missing from a Dartmouth hospital.
Lawrence is an African-Canadian man who has brown eyes and short dark hair.
He stands six feet tall and weighs 232 lbs. He has several tattoos on his face and neck.
The patient’s risk to himself and others increases with the length of time he is away from hospital.
Anyone with information is asked to please contact their local law enforcement agency.