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The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA, 11/6/80

Thursday, January 1, 1981

After robbing a New Orleans, La., drugstore, a gunman made his escape by bus, not realizing that store manager Donald Hetrick and a cashier were pursuing him in a car. When the robber disembarked after a six-block ride, he was quickly disarmed by Hetrick, who held him at gunpoint until police arrived.

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