Police have found and returned back to hospital, 26-year-old Mosa Jamal Abid who absconded while out on escorted leave from a secure hospital in Ealing.
Abid was in a newsagents in Uxbridge Road when he ran off at around 3:00pm on 10 April 2023 and was said to have fled eastbound along Uxbridge Road in Hanwell before possibly entering Brent Lodge Park.
Police confirmed that they found Abid in Northolt following a phone call from a member of the pubic at 10.00am today (15 April 2023).
Police had warned the public that he is said to be violent and, if seen, he should not be approached.
In June 2017 Abid was sentenced to an indefinite hospital order after pleading guilty to the manslaughter in October 2016 of his cousin on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
According to reports, this was not the first time he escaped. In 2019, Abid fled Homerton Hospital in Hackney, north east London while receiving out-patient treatment before being recaptured.
In a statement, Met Police said: “We would like to thank the public and media for their support in publicising this appeal and assisting in locating Mosa Abid.”