Cops searching for missing St. Cloud teenager

19-year-old left hospital last week, police say

Published On: Jan 24 2013 11:50:20 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 24 2013 11:50:53 AM EST
Justin-Loshaw
ST. CLOUD, Fla. -

Police are searching for a missing teenager with mental health issues after he abruptly left the hospital at which he was staying.

Justin Michael Loshaw, 19, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital on Jan. 11, but around 5:35 a.m. on Jan. 12, he gathered his belongings and abruptly left the hospital. He was last seen walking towards 13th Street and Budinger Avenue wearing plaid shorts with a blue, yellow and green shirt, a hat and tan boots. Losahw is approximately 5-foot-8-inches and weighs 180 pounds.

Police advise using caution when approaching Loshaw.

Anyone with information is asked to call the St. Cloud Police Department at (407) 891-6700 or Crimeline at (800) 423-TIPS (8477). Calls made to Crimeline remain anonymous.