'Violent' man who escaped mental health facility captured


UPDATE: Daniel Heller was arrested without incident this morning in California by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office while he was en route to a family member’s house.


Henderson Police want the public to be on the lookout for 30-year-old Daniel Heller, who escaped today from a local mental health facility and carjacked a victim.

Daniel Heller is a white male adult, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing approximately 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen around 10 a.m. driving the victim’s vehicle, a beige 2013 Honda Accord bearing Nevada handicap plate E1801, from the area of Seven Hills Drive and Saint Rose Parkway.

Daniel has violent tendencies and is suicidal and has had guns in the past.

Before being admitted to the mental facility police say Heller held several Southern Nevada addresses and likely has acquaintances in the area. Family members in California were notified of his escape.

If Daniel or the vehicle is observed or located, notify police immediately by calling 9-1-1. Please do not approach the subject or the vehicle if located as the subject is dangerous and possibly armed.

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