Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Rochester Police Department is asking for the public’s help with locating a missing Rochester man. 

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Police Captain Casey Moilanen said 43-year-old Thomas McElroy was reported missing at 4:30 a.m. on December 27. He was last seen near 11th Ave. Northwest. 

Thomas McElroy. Rochester Police Department
Thomas McElroy. Rochester Police Department
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Police say McElroy was receiving medical care at St. Mary’s Hospital then left against medical advice. He is also believed not to be dressed appropriately for winter weather. 

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McElroy’s family says they have not seen or heard from him since he went missing on December 27. Moilanen is asking residents between St. Mary’s Hospital and Civic Center Dr. to check structures on their properties to see if McElroy is taking shelter. 

He is described as white, 5’8”, 150 pounds with short, curly black hair. He also has a black beard and mustache. Anyone with information on McElroy's whereabouts or who may have seen him since he went missing can contact the Rochester Police Department's non-emergency line at (507) 328-6800

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