Police: Man missing after fleeing from behavioral health hospital

DOVER, Del. – The Dover Police Department is searching for a 25-year-old man they say fled from Dover Behavioral Health.

Police say Dominic Faulkner fled from the hospital on Thursday night just before 8:00. After he left the hospital, police say a passerby who knew he was being treated there saw him walking on foot, and called the hospital, who then called police.

Police say officers from the department and Delaware State Police searched the area for hours, but did not find Faulkner.

He was last seen in the area of Route 9 and S. Little Creek Road. Faulkner is described as being 5’8″, 140 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing jeans and a white shirt with no shoes on.

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