Mental Health Patient Still On Run

3 October 2011, 06:08 | Updated: 3 October 2011, 10:44

Police are appealing for help in tracing a patient who absconded from a secure hospital in Lion Road, Palgrave, near Diss over the weekend.

Luke Sparks forced his way out of the hospital just before 1am  on Sunday 2nd October.

The 21 year old is described as a white male, with short black hair, of average size and muscular, he was wearing a grey hooded top, grey shorts and black, grey and white Nike trainers.

He was being held in the secure hospital after committing a serious assault.

Police attended the hospital in the early hours and did searches using specialist trained dogs and the police helicopter.

The two other men who escaped were later court cycling on the A140 towards Diss.

Members of the public are asked not to approach the him if seen but to call the police immediately on 999.

Missing Patient Luke Sparks