PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) – The search is on for a patient who escaped from the South Florida State Mental Hospital.

Pembroke Pines police said Leandro Guymaraes, 30, walked out of the facility at 800 E Cypress Drive around 11 p.m. Saturday.

Guymaraes, described as 5’9”, about 140 pounds with brown hair and eyes, was last seen wearing a white shirt and khaki shorts.

He was ordered to be placed into the facility due to his Schizophrenia and previous violent tendencies. Guymaraes also has a warrant for his arrest in Miami-Dade County.

The police said he doesn’t have any known family or associates in the area.

Anyone who spots him is urged to contact the Pembroke Pines police department immediately at (954) 431-2200.


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