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Tottenham killer still on the loose
A KILLER from Tottenham who escaped from an Edmonton mental hospital nearly a month ago is still on the loose, police have confirmed.
Fida Mohammed Utmanzi, 20, absconded from North London Clinic, in Church Street, at around 7.30pm on March 8.
He is believed to have scaled a 5.2 metre wall surrounding the facility without any members of staff noticing.
CCTV footage shows him catching a Liverpool Street train at Edmonton Green Station at 7.43pm.
He is then seen joining a Victoria Line train at Seven Sisters, getting off at Victoria Station and walking around seven miles to Wandsworth.
He was last seen in Wandsworth High Street at 10.26pm on the same night.
This is the last known sighting of him and despite extensive inquiries he has yet to be traced.
Peter Handy, North London Clinic regional executive director, said: "Security and the safety of our patients and the community is at the forefront of our concerns and we are working extremely closely with the local authorities to ensure the patient is returned to the facility as quickly as possible."
Utmanzi was detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act after slitting the throat of his friend Rasool Khan, in West Green Road, Tottenham, on March 3, 2009.
The court heard Utmanzi attacked his fellow Afghan asylum seeker after being plagued by paranoid delusions.
Utmanzi was charged with murder but pleaded guilty to manslaughter on grounds of diminished responsibility. He was convicted on January 8.
He was last seen wearing dark Adidas tracksuit bottoms with white stripes on the sides, a navy blue hooded top with a white T-shirt underneath and grey trainers.
He is 6ft 1in tall and thin with short black hair. He is also known to have cigarette burns on his arms.
He has previous connections to the Tottenham, Fulham and Putney areas of London, and has spent time in Newcastle.
Members of the public are advised not to approach Utmanzi, but to call police immediately on 999.
Alternatively, anyone who has seen him previously or has information that could assist the search is asked to call detectives on 07717 483332 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.