By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — A 30-year-old man who has been said to have a “long violent criminal history in Massachusetts” is wanted by police after walking away from a hospital that provides correctional care in Jamaica Plain. Darren P. Devine, of Harwich, walked away from Lemuel Shattuck Hospital at about 5 p.m. on Saturday.

He was wearing a black shirt and black shorts at the time. He’s 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds, police said.

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“He has ties to many Cape towns and several police involvements,” Mashpee police said.


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Back in 2019, Devine was wanted in Provincetown for assaulting a police officer. He was eventually captured in Michigan.

“Devine is dangerous and mentally unstable with a long violent criminal history in Massachusetts with 91 priors,” Yarmouth police said at the time.

Anyone with information should call police.

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