Enfield detectives have renewed their appeal for ‘urgent information’ to trace a violent mental health patient.
The public have been strongly advised NOT to approach Aaron Moore, 31 as he is considered as extremely dangerous police have warned.
Moore escaped on Thursday, 21 June at approximately 4:00pm from outside of North Middlesex Hospital in Enfield. He ran off in the direction of the A406 after fleeing from three staff members, he was also handcuffed.
He is described as a light skinned black man, around 6ft tall and of large/heavy build. He has a beard which is described as ‘scruffy’.
Moore is a paranoid schizophrenic – with a personality disorder – who has a history of violence. He has been known for violent and unpredictable behaviour. He has demonstrated his violence when he seriously assaulted a Doctor responsible for his care in the past police have said.
Detective Inspector Paul Ridley, from North Area CID is leading the hunt, he said: “Despite extensive enquiries we have still not been able to locate Moore. The risk to the public is acute and he is extremely dangerous, more so every day that elapses without taking his vital medication.
The investigation team have received calls from several members of the public of potential sightings which I am thankful for. There has been a very strong sighting by a member of the public on Thursday 27 June at approximately 13:30 Hrs in Staines, Surrey where a female was approached and asked for a cigarette. This man claimed that he was ‘on the run from a mental health institute’ before making off. The witness stated that he matched the description of the photograph of Moore released in the media.
Moore is likely to be using public transport and I specifically appeal to passengers & commuters who may have seen him. Despite his claims that he wished to flee the country, I have no evidence to corroborate that and firmly believe that he is still in this country. He may be using different hotels to evade capture or adopting a transient lifestyle.”
If you see this man DO NOT approach or challenge him, but dial 999 immediately and officers will provide an emergency response to the call.
Anyone with information is asked to quote the following reference: CAD 5726/20JUN19
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