Escaped mental patient back in custody

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Crews were searching for an mental patient in Dinwiddie County on Monday after he escaped from deputies who were transporting him to a Petersburg medical facility.

The patient is a senior at Virginia Military Institute. He was found on Route 460 near Baltimore Road.

Police sent reverse 911 calls to neighbors in the area to alert them.

There are no pending criminal charges against the patient.

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