Oops, Richmond police tab wrong "Robert Scott"

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -- The Richmond Police Department searches hotel registries from time to time to see if there are any people with outstanding warrants.

A  person named "Robert Scott" was checked-in at the Holiday Inn on Boulevard and a Robert Scott was wanted on an outstanding warrant with the Richmond police department.

On Sunday morning around 9:30 a.m., police knocked on the hotel room door of the Robert Scott that was registered there and – after checking his ID – learned it was Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott – not the Robert Scott they were looking for.

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