Up to date: Man who escaped from grounds of Hamilton mental-health hospital discovered

The Hamilton Police Service discovered a person who escaped from a Hamilton Hospital psychiatric ward Saturday.

Police say in a information launch that 61-year-old Thomas Hart, who was an “involuntary affected person,” within the hospital’s forensic psychiatry ward was positioned late Sunday evening. Police mentioned he was reported lacking by hospital workers round 4:30 pm Saturday.

The unit particularly handles points the place the legislation and psychiatry intersect, together with assessments about whether or not an individual is match to face trial, felony duty and danger assessments.

Police didn’t say why Hart was within the unit, nor the place he was positioned Sunday.

Hart is described by police as a white male, about five-foot nine-inches tall and weighing round 198 kilos. He has blue eyes, lengthy grey hair and a beard. Police issued a photograph of Hart with the information launch which exhibits him with quick blond hair and a salt-and-pepper stubble goatee.

He was final seen sporting a grey hoodie, a grey polo shirt with purple and crimson stripes, black pants and black footwear.

Police are asking anybody who sees Hart to name them at 905-546-4925 or 905-546-4930. An nameless tip might be made via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your nameless ideas on-line at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com