William Russell Evans

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William Russell Evans - It vn- j Nabbed Bank Robber Has Long-Time...
It vn- j Nabbed Bank Robber Has Long-Time Record ST, LOUIS, MO.—A 62-year-old man captured by a woman bank teller has been involved in bank thefts amounting to more than a million dollars, the federal bureau of investigation reported. William R. Evans was charged with larceny of a bank Miss Audrey Lorenzen, a blond bank teller, captured captured him with the help of a passer by. She chased Evans through dow town streets after more than $1,500 was taken from her bank. FBI agent Gerald B. Norris called Evans a notorious "stick man"— one who puts chewing gum or sticky paper on the end of a stick to help grab money in tellers' cages. Norris said that Evans has a criminal record dating back to 1907, including Involvement in a $590,000 bond theft from the Bank of Manhattan Manhattan in 1936. Evans denied the St. Louis theft He suffered a heart attack followuig the chase.

Clipped from The Canyon News13 Jul 1950, ThuPage 11

The Canyon News (Canyon, Texas)13 Jul 1950, ThuPage 11
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