Police are trying to find a man who fled from a hospital.

Mohamed Abdi, 24, absconded from Chase Farm Hospital in Enfield at around 11:00am on Wednesday, February 19.

Abdi was sentenced to a hospital order in 2017 having been convicted of causing grievous bodily harm.

He is considered dangerous and members of the public should not approach him.

Abdi has links to the Edmonton area.

Police are appealing for assistance in trying to find Abdi.

Anyone who may have seen him should call police on 101 quoting reference Cad 3006/19Feb

For an immediate sighting, call 999.

Update: Abdi was found and returned to the hospital on Friday (February 21).