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Mental health unit absconder Anthony Knowles arrested

A man who fled from a mental health unit in east London has been arrested.

Anthony Knowles, 48, was on escorted leave from the facility in Homerton, east London, when he went missing on Saturday.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said Mr Knowles was located and held in Hackney, east London, on Monday evening.

He has been taken into custody and remains at an east London police station.

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