Run away patient caught by police

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A PATIENT who escaped from a secure psychiatric unit has been caught by police.

The 25-year-old man went on the run from Newton Lodge secure unit, on Ouchthorpe Lane, yesterday (Monday) at 12.15pm.

But police tracked him down to Barnsley and arrested him on suspicion of assault just after 11pm last night.

He is now being quizzed at Wood Street Police Station.