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Man reported missing from Tampa mental health facility

TAMPA — Police were searching early Wednesday for a man who is missing from a mental health facility.

John Matthew Rathel, 30, walked out of the Mental Health Center at 2212 E Henry St. about 10 p.m. Tuesday, Tampa police said.

He has a history of mental illness but is not considered to be hostile, police said.

Rathel is described as having shaggy brown hair and was last seen wearing a plaid blue shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (813) 276-3200.

Man reported missing from Tampa mental health facility 01/16/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 8:39pm]

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