Disappearing act

    It wasn’t until Shamir Robinson appeared in court Monday that authorities realized he’d been mistakenly released from a Philadelphia prison. Robinson showed up a hearing related to robbery charges — for which he should have still be incarcerated, the Associated Press reports.


    When asked why he wasn’t in custody, Robinson disappeared from the courtroom and hasn’t been seen since.

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    Update: Shamir Robinson is back in custody after being picked up at a relative’s house. He’ll be returned to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Holmesburg.

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