Missing mental health patient Reece Davis arrested over attempted murder

Croydon University Hospital
Image caption Patient Reece Davis went missing while on escorted leave from Croydon University Hospital

A patient who went missing from a mental health unit has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Reece Davis, 23, was arrested following a stabbing on Monday in Belvedere Road near Crystal Palace.

Mr Davis absconded on Thursday while on escorted leave from Croydon University Hospital.

He was spotted in the Streatham Common area at about noon and remains in custody in a police station in south London.

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