Absconder from Bristol secure mental health unit found

A man who absconded from custody while he was being taken to a hospital appointment in Bristol has been found.

Jonathan Bascombe, 28, from Blackberry Hill Mental Health Unit, was found safe and well in the Fishponds area at 1100 GMT.

He went missing at about 1500 GMT on Thursday while being taken to an appointment at Frenchay Hospital.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset police thanked the public for their help.

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