Wanted mental health patients found

Daily Echo: Neil Emery Neil Emery

Two men who sparked a manhunt after they escaped from a secure mental unit have been found.

Police issued an alert over fears that Neil Emery, 46, and Jason Bratton, 36, were heading for Hampshire.

Officers has appealed for public help after the had absconded from the unit at Surrey and Borders NHS Foundation Trust in Dorking Road Epsom on Wednesday morning.

Emery was found following a call from a member of the public, who had seen the appeal on social media, in the Dorking area at 10.23am today  and was returned to the facility.

Bratton was located today in Aldershot at 12.43pm following intelligence led enquiries carried out by Surrey and Hampshire officers.

Detective Inspector Peter Harvey, who led the investigation said: "We would like to thank the public for their help in this search, without which we would not have been able to locate the two men as quickly."

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4:41pm Fri 27 Jun 14

100%HANTSBOY says...

I thought I saw these guys the other day........but then I realised it was the film Home Alone
I thought I saw these guys the other day........but then I realised it was the film Home Alone 100%HANTSBOY
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4:53pm Fri 27 Jun 14

whufan says...

100%HANTSBOY wrote:
I thought I saw these guys the other day........but then I realised it was the film Home Alone
Now it's over, that is brilliant, McCauley McCocky McBigmac whatever his name is can sleep safely tonight
[quote][p][bold]100%HANTSBOY[/bold] wrote: I thought I saw these guys the other day........but then I realised it was the film Home Alone[/p][/quote]Now it's over, that is brilliant, McCauley McCocky McBigmac whatever his name is can sleep safely tonight whufan
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5:04pm Fri 27 Jun 14

Big Mac says...

By the look of them, they don't look any worse for wear from their recent holiday.
By the look of them, they don't look any worse for wear from their recent holiday. Big Mac
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7:43pm Fri 27 Jun 14

Fatty x Ford Worker says...

Been on a cruise mate you look washed out!
Been on a cruise mate you look washed out! Fatty x Ford Worker
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