Mich. fugitive found in Pa. bar in hospital gown

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Posted: Mar 22, 2010 9:11 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Michigan, Pennsylvania, arrest, Elbert Lewis Thompson II, hospital, gown, needle, bar, fugitive

Police in Pittsburgh arrested a Michigan fugitive after he walked out of a Pittsburgh hospital and into a bar wearing only his hospital gown and with an intravenous needle still his arm.

Elbert Lewis Thompson II was taken into custody a short time later.

Police say Thompson had been detained by officers after fleeing a traffic stop.

He was initially hospitalized after complaining of feeling sick and losing consciousness.

Thompson is wanted in Oakland County, Michigan, for armed robbery and other charges.

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