William Russell Evans
Nabbed Bank Robber Has Long-Time Record ST. LOUIS. MO.—A 62 year-old j man captured by a woman bank teller has been involved in bank thefts amounting to more than a mUlion 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 passerby passerby She chased Evans through downtown downtown 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. j including involvement in a $590,000 I bond theft from the Bank of Manhattan Manhattan in 1936 Evans denied th# St. Louis theft. He suffered a heart attack following the chase.