Woman reveals trauma of mental health detention by police

A mental health patient has described the trauma of being detained by police.

Megan Alikhanizadeh says she was rugby tackled by police officers while running along a motorway after escaping from hospital, in April.

But she says police are often forced to intervene due to the mental health system failing people.

Figures show a 17% rise in the number of times police in England have detained someone under the Mental Health Act.