Police search for man reported missing after leaving Coos Bay hospital
COOS BAY, Ore. -- Authorities are searching for a man reported missing after leaving a Coos Bay hospital.
Police say Gary Allen Lortie was reported missing after leaving Bay Area Hospital on Sunday, April 16, around 2:45 p.m.
Lortie left the hospital on foot and against medical advice, according to police.
He was last seen by a Bay Area Hospital employee walking northbound on Koos Bay Blvd. Police say he was not dressed for the inclement weather and there are concerns with his current medical condition.
Lortie was last wearing a tan colored suit-style jacket, a multicolored button-up shirt, dark colored pants and black shoes.
He's reported to walk with a limp and said to frequent casinos in the area.
The attached image was taken on April 16, 2017.
Anyone with information about Lortie or his whereabouts are asked to contact the Coos Bay Police Department at (541) 269-8911.