Warning over men on the run from hospital

Police are appealing for the public's help to find two men who have broken out of a Northampton hospital.

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One man caught but second still on run from hospital

David Burke is still missing Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Police are still hunting a man who absconded from a Northampton hospital after a second man was caught and taken into custody.

David Burke, who escaped from St Andrew’s Hospital on Friday along with Dale Akinola, has serious mental health issues and could be dangerous, police warned.

Akinola was found by the police in Birmingham on Sunday.

Burke is white, 5ft 7in, of stocky build, with short brown untidy hair, and stubble. He was wearing a yellow and black horizontal yellow tee-shirt and blue tracksuit bottoms with yellow stripes down the side.

If anyone knows of Mr Burke’s whereabouts they are advised not to approach him but to call police immediately on 03000 111 222 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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