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The Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, TX, 12/11/82

Sunday, May 1, 1983

In a Fort Worth, Tex., parking lot, an elderly woman was bowled over by a man who charged from behind and snatched her purse. Witnessing the mugging from their vehicles, Joseph DeLeon and Don Van Bibber each grabbed a gun and cornered the purse-snatcher. Police arrived to find the suspect spread-eagled on the ground.

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