LA police search for escapee who stalked Madonna

This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, shows Robert Dewey Hoskins who was convicted a year ago on charges of threatening to kill singer Madonna. Dewey walked away from a Los Angeles-area state mental hospital last week. Los Angeles police say Robert Dewey Hoskins left the state hospital Friday. He had been committed there last year. Hoskins served a 10-year prison sentence for stalking and threatening Madonna after being convicted by a jury in 1996. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Department)

February 9, 2012 9:03:42 PM PST
Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man who was convicted of threatening to kill Madonna and walked away from a Los Angeles-area mental hospital last week.