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The Northwest Press, Cincinnati, OH, 9/16/81

Friday, January 1, 1982

A youthful burglar found himself diving through a plate-glass window when he tried to ransack the Cincinnati, Ohio, home of Henry Gerbus. Gerbus grappled with the intruder, paused to grab a .22 bolt-action rifle and then chased the housebreaker into a greenhouse adjoining his home. Rather than face Gerbus' rifle, the criminal leaped through a window. Police caught him later, bleeding from many cuts.

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