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 - 1963 |Two Men Beat, Rob Bus Driver stars,...
1963 |Two Men Beat, Rob Bus Driver stars, Center which Sunday, Center A City Transit bus driver \vasj beaten and robbed of $60 early Saturday by two passengers al Nebraska and Robeson Sts. i Phillip Colunga, 3.1. of 714 Ro-l chambau, told police he swapped blows with his assailants before! they struck him with a tire tool 1 and escaped with [he money in change box, Colunga was treated at Baptist Memorial Hospital for a deep cut on his right eye. I "But I Rot one of them, too," 'Colunga said. "I bloodied one ofi j the RUys' mouth before the other 1 I hit me with the lire tool," i Colunga said he was alone when the lu'o men boarded his bus at '5:-IS a.m. at the intersection of .Nebraska and Robeson. , ' "They walked to the back, then; nne t u r n e d and grabbed j around the neck," he said. "The jollier started hitting me. They line -several times in the stomach,I [hut didn't hurt me." [ A hefty left-hander, C o I u and'jerked loose, stood up, and executive or: I the it and a left hook on one of the! men. "'Incn the fiuy yelled lo the) o t h e r one 'hit him. he's strong'," Colunga related. ColunRa wa.s knocked out "for; a few seconds 11 and the bandits' escaped. : "Bui they m i s s e d money," he grinned. "I had over' $!00 in my billfold and the biggest cash was in a box at my feel." He described the men as sien-j der and about 20-25 years of Police had one clue: A brown hat knocked from the head of the assailants and left in the pro-'bus. j

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  1. Express and News,
  2. 18 Aug 1963, Sun,
  3. Page 10

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