Patrolmen Belville reponds to Robbery at Theater

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Patrolmen Belville reponds to Robbery at Theater - YOUTHS GET $835 IN MARION THEATER HOLDUP...
YOUTHS GET $835 IN MARION THEATER HOLDUP Bandits Wearing Gold . Sweaters with Black "S" Take Cash' from Manager, s, By Associated Tress. '' Marion,' Ind., June 8. tAii adroitly-planned holdup of a lo cal theater last niglit netted five youths who wore monogramm'ed sweaters, $835,' representing the day's receipts. Only one shot was fired, and the nudience watching a picture was undis" turbed. Three young office of the' men entered the theater manager soon after Patrolman ,C3ies Belville, who had guarded the transfer of the, receipts fr6m the ticket window to the office, had left. Since a holdup several weeks ago in which $800 was obtained,, a policeman had been detailed to this duty. When Belville returned in answer to an alarm fall a ?evr minutes later, the youths were In possession of the money. Bel ville retrieved it at the point of his revolver, but another bandit entered and fired al shot at him, disarmed him and took the money again. Then a second patrolman, Frank: Parker, entered, but he, too, was closely followed by a holdup man, who disarmed him before he could interfere. Thp bandits made a leisurely exjt, and drove away in fyeir automobile. Persons who w them leave said thev wore gold sweater with an "S'' monogram.

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  1. The Tribune,
  2. 08 Jun 1931, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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