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Gun-Toting Youths Captured Three Questioned In Grocery Holdups Three gun-toting youths were captured in the Hill District today as suspects in the recent holdups of Harry Caplan's grocery at 2516 Wylle Ave. The store was robbed twice within the last five, days for a total $1725. Suspects Identified Mr. Caplan identified the suspects in a standup at Center Ave. Station as the gunmen who had robbed him. They are Charles Tobin, 21, of 1534 Clark St.; Columbus Kirby. 18, of 2924 Forbes St., and John Eichelberger, 19, who gave no address. :;, ' Two of them were captured by Patrolmen Dan McTague, Charles Arnold and Sam Nelson in the Blue Note Cafe, Fullerton St. and Wylie Ave., and the third as he tried to flee down Wylie Ave. r.:Tr. Carried Loaded Guns : ; All three youths were carrying loaded revolvers, police said." Patrolman McTague learned of their presence in the Blue Note, and called the other officers to help make the arrest. The youths were charged with armed robbery, violating the Firearms Act, and pointing firearms. They will be questioned about other recent stickups in the Hill District. At a hearing today all three were held over for further investigation. ; .

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  1. The Pittsburgh Press,
  2. 15 Dec 1951, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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