Heavy Security for Escaped Fugitive's Court Appearance

Robert Maday escaped from authorities in September

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    Robert Maday

    During a brief court appearance, the man who escaped from authorities and went on a two-day crime spree last month was ordered held without bond.

    Robert Maday got away from guards in September while being transported to a courthouse in Rolling Meadows. On Tuesday, he was sentenced to the 13 years he faced for earlier carrying out four earlier robberies while armed with a toy pistol, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

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    Robert Maday's escape from police custody and the ensuing manhunt ended Friday in West Chicago. (Published Friday, Sept. 18, 2009)

    Security was heavy as Maday appeared in court, the Chicago Tribune reported, his hands shackled to a waist chain and his feet secured.

    Maday did not address the court.