Police searching for a wanted man in East London have made an urgent appeal to the public for help in finding him.
Redbridge police need help finding Balasankar Narayanan, who escaped from a care facility in Ilford on Thursday 7th October.
The 35-year-old has ties to London, notably Newham, Greenford, Hammersmith, Highgate and Ilford, according to police.
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It is also known to have links to areas in the West Midlands.
In the statement, Detective Inspector Sean Treweek said: “We have conducted extensive investigations to locate this man and those investigations are ongoing.
“Balasankar Narayanan can be violent; if you see him, stay away from him, call the police immediately.”
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He is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall with a medium build.
Members of the public are advised not to approach him, but to call the police at 999 immediately.
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