Mr. Penny transferred to Birmingham hospital for treatment

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.

FOX 54 will continue following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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