Monday 17 December 2018

Family fly to Austria in hope of finding missing Irish man (21)

Missing: Ross Hanlon
Missing: Ross Hanlon
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

The family of a young Irish man yesterday flew to Austria as authorities carry out searches across the capital for him.

Ross Hanlon (21) from Athboy, Co. Meath went missing in Vienna at around 2am on Friday.

He had travelled to the Austrian capital on a city break and became separated from his two friends during a night out socialising.

His family and friends have been unable to contact him since.

The young man was last seen outside Flex nightclub in the Augartenbrücke area of Vienna.

Ross is described as 5ft 9 and of medium build. He was wearing a black shirt and blue jeans on the night he went missing.

His family say they have also contacted gardai about the situation.

The Department of Foreign Affairs told Independent.ie that they are aware of the case and they are providing consular assistance.

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