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Patrick Halpin still missing after police 'mix-up' reported that he had been found

The 18-year-old has been missing in London since Wednesday morning.


THE FAMILY OF missing student Patrick Halpin have said that there was a “mix-up” with the information provided by Metropolitan Police in London and that Patrick is still missing.

Earlier reports that he had been found were shown to be incorrect a Metropolitan officer confirmed to TheJournal.ie.

The officer said that there were reports that he had been found at a London airport but after checks with the investigating team this was found to be incorrect.

Patrick’s sister Regina posted to her Facebook this evening that the information they received was wrong:

Hi everyone, unfortunately there was a mix-up with information, Patrick is still missing please continue to share and retweet his picture, and keep him in your prayers.

Patrick Halpin, a student at Dublin City University, has been missing since early Wednesday morning after a night out in London. He is believed to have been on a college trip with the DCU Drama Society.

The Department of Foreign Affairs are assisting in the case.

Read: Sister of missing Irishman in London appeals for help from public >

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