Police urge the public not to approach Jason Peirara, who absconded from a mental health unit in Hackney yesterday, while they attempt to trace him.
Jason Peirara, aged 32, disappeared during a period of escorted leave from the John Howard Centre in Kenworthy Road, Hackney.
He is described as an Asian male, stocky build, 6ft 1in with dark hair. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, black trousers and lime green trainers with a pink tick.
Peirara suffers from a form of schizophrenia.
He was last seen at Hackney Central Underground Station at 13.33 pm today. Information suggests he may have travelled to East Ham where he has family.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Peirara – please call police on 101.