Police find missing psychiatric patient

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WACO, Texas (KWTX) Police found a missing psychiatric patient Thursday after he escaped from a Waco hospital.

Waco police spent time looking for Noah Walker, Jr. after he escaped from the Providence DePaul Center.

He was last seen near State Highway 6 and West Waco Drive, but officers found him on Hewitt Drive, police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.

According to medical staff at the hospital, police said, Walker has a high potential to harm anyone he comes in contact with and he did assault staff members as he escaped Thursday.