Northern Ireland

Renewed appeal for missing Portrush man Dean Patton

Dean Patton
Image caption Dean Patton was last seen close to the Eglinton Hotel in Portrush

Police have renewed their appeal for information about a Portrush man who has been missing for a year.

Dean Patton was last seen close to the Eglington Hotel in the town on the evening of Wednesday, 25 July 2012.

Police have asked the public for information that will help them locate Dean.

Mr Patton, 25, is described as being about 6ft tall with dark hair and a tanned complexion.

He was wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans on the day he was last seen.

Mr Patton had suffered mental health problems for seven years prior to his disappearance.

At the time he went missing, his parents voiced concern that he did not have access to his medication.

A week before his disappearance, Mr Patton moved from the family home to supported living accommodation in Portrush.

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