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Sun, Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday, October 1, 1969

Two men entered a Las Vegas, Nev., grocery store and ordered Frank Nyers, the night clerk, to empty the safe. After doing so, Nyers grabbed his pistol and fired at the bandits as they were leaving, wounding one of them. Police later found them several blocks away and recovered the stolen money.

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