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Police hunt for 'dangerous' mental health patient who has disappeared from a London psychiatric clinic

A 'dangerous' mental health patient who disappeared from a psychiatric clinic on Friday morning is being sought by police.

Reece Burton, 25, was being held at the North London Clinic in Enfield after being convicted of grievous bodily harm with intent and detained under the Mental Health Act.

Credit: Metropolitan Police

He was last seen at the unit at 11.20am on Friday, Scotland Yard said, where he was on permitted ground leave.

Burton was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt, blue jeans, a black baseball cap, a grey parka jacket and a pair of grey trainers.He has a distinctive tattoo on the right side of his neck with the initials 'RB.

– Metropolitan Police

Police said he was considered dangerous and should not be approached by the public.