Patient who escaped mental facility in custody
WEST MIAMI, Fla. (WSVN) -- A patient who walked out of a local mental facility over the weekend without doctors' permission is in police custody.
Authorities said 30-year-old Leandro Guymaraes left the South Florida State Mental Hospital in Pembroke Pines around 11 p.m. Saturday without approval.
Guyamaraes has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and has had violent tendencies. He was wanted for robbery and drug possession.
According to officials, police found Guymaraes walking in the Coconut Grove area near Day Avenue, early Monday morning. It is unclear how he traveled from Pembroke Pines to Coconut Grove.
He is being held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami without bond.
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