Inmate 'forgotten' in Calif. courthouse for 10 hours

The suspect was handcuffed and left in an attorney-client interview room

Vallejo Times-Herald

VALLEJO, Calif. — The Solano County Sheriff's Office is trying to figure out how a handcuffed, 57-year-old probationer was somehow misplaced in the Vallejo courthouse two weeks ago and then forgotten as court employees left for a long holiday weekend.

Fortunately, an alert janitor found the man before the building was completely deserted.

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