Man absconds from mental health hospital in Milton Keynes

Do not approach Christopher Brown, warn police
Do not approach Christopher Brown, warn police

A man has absconded from a mental health hospital while he was let out to volunteer in MK.

Police are warning the public not to approach Christopher Brown, 43, who failed to return back to Chadwick Lodge in Eaglestone yesterday.

He is white, slim, short to medium length brown hair, blue eyes and has a broken front tooth.

Supt Yvette Hitch said: “Thames Valley Police is actively working to locate Brown and we believe he may be in Oxford.

“If any member of the public sees Brown please do not approach him, instead call 999.”

Mr Brown, who is under the care of Chadwick Lodge, left the facility at 8am on Thursday to attend a voluntary placement in Milton Keynes.

He did not return as planned at 2.20pm.

This is the second patient to disappear from Chadwick Lodge in recent months.

Malcolm Millman, 58, went missing on a day trip to a Buddhist monastery while being detained at the medium secure facility in Eaglestone.

He was last seen smartly dressed and wearing a blue coat, white shirt, blue jeans and red shoes.He was carrying a leather bag.

Supt Yvette Hitch added: “If you don’t feel comfortable speak directly to the police then you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

“No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.”