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Man who left Toronto psychiatric facility without permission found a day later

TORONTO — Police say a man who left a Toronto psychiatric facility without permission has been found. Investigators had been searching for Simon Shimout Napayok, 32, since Monday morning.

TORONTO — Police say a man who left a Toronto psychiatric facility without permission has been found.

Investigators had been searching for Simon Shimout Napayok, 32, since Monday morning.

They say Napayok was found not criminally responsible for assault with a weapon in 2006.

He's been ordered to remain in custody at a psychiatric hospital.

Police gave no details on his departure from the facility or where he was eventually found.

There have been several incidents in the last year where patients with a violent history have escaped from a Toronto psychiatric hospital.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on June 23, 2020.

 

The Canadian Press




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