Philadelphia police seek missing prisoner
PHILADELPHIA - July 13, 2010 (WPVI) -- Police are looking for a young man who escaped custody on Monday afternoon in Philadelphia.
Investigators say Maurice Wheeler, 18, of the 1900 block of Elston Street, was being transported by a company that is contracted by the Youth Study Center for prisoner transportation.
The employees said Wheeler escaped custody in the area of the Bustleton Family Practice and Medical Center at 9601 Bustleton Avenue around 12:10 p.m.
The circumstances of his escape were not released.
Wheeler was last seen wearing a dark blue t-shirt, khaki pants over a pair of blue and white stripped pajama type pants and white socks.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153.
philadelphia, pennsylvania, prison escape, crime
- Man critically injured in Willingboro hit, run 23 min ago
- Breezy And Mild! 1 min ago
- Get the 6abc StormTracker app
- WATCH: Action News Online
- Malaysian leader: plane's disappearance deliberate 18 min ago
- Elderly woman crashes into Toms River law ofc.
- 2 couples robbed at gunpoint in North Philly
- Del. trooper charged with stalking, harassment 59 min ago
- Community relief for victims of Ewing Twp. explosion 26 min ago
- Fire forces 11 people from their homes
- Driver crashes SUV into pole in East Falls, DUI suspected
- 3 people injured in Roosevelt Boulevard crash
- SEPTA union agrees to delay strike
- Authorities: Chris Brown arrested on warrant
- Breezy And Mild!
1 min ago
- Man critically injured in Willingboro hit,...
23 min ago
- Malaysian leader: plane's disappearance...
18 min ago
- Community relief for victims of Ewing Twp....
26 min ago
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos