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The Times-Dispatch, Richmond, VA, 3/18/82

Thursday, July 1, 1982

Emmett Toft was convinced that the two robbers who struck his Milford, Va., store meant to kill him and his son Richard. So when one was off guard, he attacked the criminals and reached for his own .38. The pair fled as the elder Toft and his son, who had retrieved his own pistol, opened fire.

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