Search

Finsbury Park stroke victim walks away from Whittington Hospital without treatment

PUBLISHED: 10:35 23 June 2014

Man, 50, who may have had a stroke

Man, 50, who may have had a stroke

Archant

A suspected stroke victim went missing from the Whittington Hospital on Saturday.

Police are concerned for the welfare of the man, thought to be in his 50s, who was picked up by an ambulance at Finsbury Park station at about 6pm but left the hospital in Magdala Avenue, Archway, before treatment at 6.35pm.

Transport for London staff said his face “had dropped” indicating a possible stroke.

He is described as black man, 5 feet 7 inches tall, largely bald with some dark hair at the sides of his head. The partial facial paralysis identified by TfL staff may be noticeable. He was wearing a grey t-shirt, with a ‘Seattle 85’ logo in pink lettering.

Anyone who may know the identity of the man, or who may have seen him, is asked to call police on 101 quoting ref CAD-8398-21Jun.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Islington Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Islington Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Islington Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Islington News Stories

Yesterday, 17:49

Police are hoping to track down a heroic teenager who saved the life of an old man by performing CPR – before casually walking off.

Yesterday, 17:10

The photo has been long in the making, amid growing tension between colleagues.

Yesterday, 15:01

The Alternative Clothes Show returned to Crouch End on Saturday as City and Islington College joined models to showcase outfits crafted using recycled materials.

Yesterday, 14:48

Bodies were strewn over the pavement after a car ploughed into pedestrians in Essex Road on Saturday night, a pubgoer said.

Yesterday, 12:40

Nine years on from Ben Kinsella’s horrific murder, his family is as determined as ever to fight knife crime. The Gazette speaks to his dad George.

Yesterday, 08:18

A fifth person has been arrested after a car ploughed into a group of people queuing outside the Old Queen’s Head in Essex Road on Saturday night.

Yesterday, 07:00

The average Islington Council worker was taking 20 sick days a year, an investigation revealed.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Budding mathematicians at Drayton Park Primary School blew away the competition in the first number-crunching challenge hosted by exclusive boarding school Christ’s Hospital.

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now