JAMES CITY COUNTY — The Virginia State Police (VSP) are currently searching for two patients who escaped from Eastern State Hospital Sunday, April 17.
The two patients were identified as 29-year-old Bryant Marcus Wilkerson, who is described as an African American male, and 31-year-old Austin Preston Leigh, described as a white male.
VSP said that both men are convicted felons with outstanding warrants.
Leigh has outstanding drug-related warrants out of Chesapeake, along with a warrant for escaping a mental facility.
Wilkerson is wanted on a felony probation violation, and also has a warrant for escaping a mental facility. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on Wilkerson and Leigh, or know of their whereabouts, are asked to contact the Virginia State Police at (757) 424-6800, #77, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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