Police have located a 24-year-old man who walked away from Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford on Saturday night.

The man is a committed patient at the mental health facility.

He didn't come back after a 30 minute absence on the hospital grounds.

The man was located and returned Monday afternoon. 

While RCMP didn't believe he posed a direct threat to the public, police said he shouldn't be approached. 

Police thanked the public for its help.