Police are searching for a man who disappeared last week from a vehicle taking him to Pilgrim Psychiatric Center, running into a wooded area of the hospital grounds.
Dennis Shepherd, 46, has not been seen since he fled the unspecified vehicle Friday at about 10:15 a.m., Suffolk County police said.
Shepherd is white, has blue eyes and short, spiked blonde hair.
He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, light gray pants and tan sneakers, police said.
Police ask anyone who may have seen Shepherd to call the Fugitive / Missing Persons Section at 631-852-6044.