Hunt for Surrey hospital unit absconder

Surrey Police have launched an appeal to locate a man who absconded from a secure hospital unit.

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Surrey man with 'history of violence' escapes hospital unit

Surrey Police is appealing for information after a man absconded from a secure hospital unit.

Luke Elsmore, who is 23, disappeared from Farmfield Hospital in Horley at around 10am on Friday 27th December and has not been seen since.

Absconder Luke Elsmore disappeared on Friday Credit: Surrey Police

He is described as white, around 6ft 2ins tall, of stocky build with short black hair. He was wearing a navy blue jumper, jogging bottoms and black trainers when he was last seen.

He has connections with the Worthing area and has been detained under the Mental Health Act order and requires various medication.

He has a history of violence and although he is not a threat to the public, anyone who sees him should not approach him but phone police immediately.

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