A man who is known to be violent has disappeared from a mental health unit.

Asad Taibzadah, 32, left St. Ann's Hospital, Haringey, on February 5 at 10.15am and did not return.

Mr Taibzadah is described as being of south Asian appearance, 5ft 6ins and of medium build.

He has shoulder-length black hair and was last seen wearing black trousers, a grey jacket, black jumper and brown shoes.

He is thought to have links to Kings Cross and Harrow.

He is known to be violent and so if seen, do not approach him and call 999 or the police on 101.