Family of 22-year-old critical of lack of support they are receiving from PSNI

22-year-old David Colhoun

The family of a man who escaped from PSNI custody have voiced their unhappiness at the lack of help from the PSNI and Gardai in the search for the missing 22-year-old.

David Colhoun escaped from PSNI custody in the early hours of Sunday morning after his arrest for minor offences.

The PSNI would give no details of how he managed to get away.

It’s understood Mr Colhoun was last seen heading towards the River Mourne, although no-one has of yet come towards the Gardai or PSNI reporting a sighting.

Over one-hundred locals turned out yesterday, spending the day searching the River banks along the Strabane and Lifford border.

His family also brought in a team of divers from Dundalk to search the river.

It was reported yesterday that the PSNI and Foyle Search and Rescue were concentrating there search on the River Mourne.

But family members voiced their unhappiness at the lack of help from the PSNI and Gardai in the search for the missing 22-year-old.