Wednesday, July 15, 2009

News from the Past - July 15, 1929

News from the mean streets of LA today - it's the sad story of a movie messenger who got robbed, brought to you from the Jefferson City Post-Tribune, Jefferson City, Missouri.
Los Angeles Theater
Robbed of $15,000

LOS ANGELES, July 15.—(AP)— A messenger of the Chinese Theater, one of Los Angeles' largest motion picture houses, was robbed of approximately $15,000 today by three men, one of whom was captured by police. A pedestrian was wounded in an exchange of shots between the policeman and the robbers.
It's a hard town.

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