Young man suffering with amnesia was taken to Wisbech in the hope he might have triggered his memory

12:20 11 July 2014

Who am I? Peterborough amnesia query

Who am I? Peterborough amnesia query

Archant

Doctors treating a man with severe amnesia took him to Wisbech in the hope it might trigger his memory.

Specialists say he speaks English but it appears to be a second language. He has an accent which is possibly eastern European and he understands some Lithuanian and Russian.

An international appeal to help identify the man was launched after he had been looked after for nearly two months with no recovery of his memory.

Robert, as he has been called by staff, was discovered at 6am in a public park in the centre of Peterborough on May 18.

He told police he had no memory of who he was or how he came to be in the park. Officers took him to Peterborough City Hospital where doctors found no signs of physical injury.

Officials contacted CPFT, which cares for people with mental health conditions, and he was taken to a ward at the Cavell Centre. Robert was found without a wallet, a mobile phone or any documents which would give clues to who he is.

He is believed to be in his early 20s, about 5ft 9ins tall, and weighs 13st. He has dark hair and blue eyes.

Dr Manaan Kar Ray who is treating Robert says that 50 days of memory loss is extremely rare and is one of the most challenging cases of his career.

1 comment

  • It could be he has other reasons for claiming he has no memory ..

    Report this comment

    Noodle

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

More news stories

08:21

The crafty ladies from the Walpole Art & Craft Club presented a cheque for £860 to Laurence Morlaas the representative from Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Macmillan Centre.

Yesterday, 08:21

Neale-Wade Academy students enjoyed a day learning about life in the NHS and the jobs it has to offer.

Fri, 18:21

A triplet from Chatteris has written a prize winning poem about being one of three and how much her sisters mean to her

Fri, 15:04

Two men have been jailed for 20 years each being found guilty of a calculated aggravated burglary that included breaking the teeth of an elderly victim.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up