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Police still searching for arrested man a week after he fled from N&N

PUBLISHED: 12:17 07 August 2019 | UPDATED: 17:21 07 August 2019

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. NNUH

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. NNUH

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Police are continuing to hunt for an arrested man a week after he fled from police while being taken to hospital.

The man, who had been arrested in connection with public order offences, had been receiving treatment at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) but fled at around 11.35am on Wednesday, July 31.

A hunt for the suspect was launched immediately and is still continuing a week after he disappeared.

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A police spokesan said he was "still outstanding and enquiries are ongoing to trace him".

The man is described as being black, in his 20s with short hair, was wearing light tracksuit bottoms and a dark top.

It is not thought the man poses a threat to the wider public.

Police initially told staff at the John Innes Centre not to leave the premises while they searched for the man following his escape.

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