Philly judge solves case of his missing robe

    The case of the Philadelphia judge’s missing robe has been solved.

    A municipal judge who thought his robe had been stolen yesterday said that it was all a big misunderstanding.

    Judge Joseph Waters Jr. said his official garb had been taken from the unlocked robing room at the courthouse while he was in the men’s room.

    An email was sent out to judges and courthouse staff asking people to keep an eye out for it.

    Waters now tells the Philadelphia Daily News that a court employee mistakenly picked up the garment, thinking it belonged to another judge. The staffer returned it yesterday morning.

    Whew!

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