The Journey of the Canadian hitchhiking robot was cut short in Philadelphia. There in the city of Brotherly love the robots arms were ripped off and it was left on the ground. HitchBOT is a child-sized robot that can snap photos and even carry on a limited conversation. The robot had previously hitchhiked across Canada and parts of Europe.
The robot was only two weeks in to its journey from the east coast to San Francisco. During its time in America the BOT went to a Boston Red Sox game and even briefly went to sea.
It is unknown who was responsible for destroying the robot.