Adelaide prisoner on the run after removing monitoring device

A South Australian prisoner is “unlawfully at large” after he disappeared while on court-ordered home detention release.

Robert Rigney is currently on remand at Yatala Labour Prison, however he was granted court-ordered home detention release to attend a funeral last week.

Police say the 33-year-old has since removed his monitoring device and is considered unlawfully at large.


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Mr Rigney is Aboriginal, 176 cm tall, with a medium build, black hair and blue eyes.

Police have encouraged Rigney to hand himself into a police station.

 

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PHOTO: SA Police