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Evening Star, Washington, DC

Friday, May 1, 1964

The Bobb brothers, Jack and Harold, were on duty in their Washington, D.C., store. Two men, one armed, walked in and demanded their money. The brothers handed over $1263. As the bandits turned to leave, both brothers pulled out their guns and began shooting. One would-be robber fell severely wounded and the other was captured by Harold and a passing motorist.

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