Mr. Penny transferred to Birmingham hospital for treatment

AUBURN, AL - The Auburn man, best known as Mister Penny, has been transferred to Birmingham for treatment.

Officials at East Alabama Medical Center say Johnny Richmond left by helicopter shortly after 3 pm Monday.

He was taken to the University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital, but no information was released as to why he was transferred.

News Leader 9 will continue following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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