Police locate psychiatric patient who escaped in Virginia Beach

Posted at 11:00 AM, Jul 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-07 15:02:01-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Police were looking for a patient who escaped from the Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center on the afternoon of July 4.

Police received a call from the center for assistance at 12:49 p.m.

Officers responded to assist with the search but were warned to be careful due to an interaction they had with the individual back in June.

After spending some time searching, the person was not located.

On July 7 police said the patient had been located safely.

There is no further information available at this time.