Police appeal after patient absconds from custody

21 year old George Yelding Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police is appealing for the public’s help to trace George Yelding who absconded from custody in Tunbridge Wells late on 20 February. Officers were called to Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury at 10:20pm after reports that a patient who had been transferred there had left the premises on foot.

The 21 year-old had been staying at a secure healthcare facility in Sevenoaks, but was transferred by ambulance to hospital for treatment. However, he left the accident and emergency department, and police were called to try and locate him. Anyone with information is asked to call 01732 379285