Handrahan, Jack Isaly's Robbery Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 11 May 1959 Page 1
Clerk Plays Samaritan; Beaten, Robbed of $966 Vox Chapel Ualy Kinploje Opens Store Karl) to Let '.Motorist' I'se Telephone An 18-year-old 18-year-old 18-year-old 18-year-old 18-year-old dairy store clerk was beaten and his employers employers robbed of $6 when he played the good Samaritan yesterday to an armed gunman. gunman. John Handrahan. of 801 Lincoln Avenue, Shaler Township, Township, opened the door of the Isaly store in the Fox Chapel Shopping Center shortly after 8 a. m. for a man who said he wanted to use the phone because because his car had broken down. When the stranger entered the store, which does not open until n a. m., he pulled a .32 caliber pistol and ordered Handrahan 1o open the safe. The clerk obeyed and after the gunman took the cash, he hit the youth on the head with the pistol. Handrahan, a Shaler High School student who lends the store on week-ends week-ends week-ends and at night, was treated for bruises at Pittsburgh Hospital and released. released. Chief James Kielty, of O'Hara Township police, said Handrahan described his assailant assailant as about 25 years old, unshaven, wearing sunglasses and a brown suit. The stolen cash represented the store's week-end week-end week-end receipts.