Dozens of police officers are currently searching for a 'runner' in Worthing.
Sussex Police confirmed they were currently searching for an individual but have not been able to provide any further information at this stage.
UPDATE: Runner who escaped custody at Worthing Hospital remains at large
Police have been seen in Lyndhurst Road by Worthing Hospital, with officers positioned in High Street, Worthing, and the Waitrose car park.
Officers have been seen climbing fences and stood on roofs by the gas holder behind Waitrose, with a police dog unit.
A helicopter has also been scanning the area.