Man who escaped from state hospital caught

Leandro Guymaraes, 29, has previous violent tendencies

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. - A man who is a patient at the South Florida State Mental Hospital at 800 East Cypress Drive in Pembroke Pines left the facility without approval.

Leandro Guymaraes, 29, was court ordered to the facility due to his schizophrenia and previous violent tendencies.

Guymaraes was last seen at the facility Saturday night in a white shirt and khaki shorts. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 140 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes.

Guymaraes has a warrant out for his arrest in Miami Dade County.

Police are urging anyone who may have seen Guymaraes to contact police immediately.

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