The missing patient patient Philip Whiteman has been located safely and is back in a secure ward at the St Nicholas Hospital, Jubilee Road, Gosforth, Northumbria Police said.
Officers received a call from a member of the public who spotted the 44-year-old in Newcastle after recognising a photo of him. Police would like to thank everyone for their assistance in locating him.
A convicted killer dubbed the 'Black Dog Strangler' has been found and returned to a secure hospital after a day on the run.
A convicted killer, who was dubbed the Black Dog Strangler, has escaped from a secure hospital, Northumbria Police said.