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The Advocate, Baton Rouge, LA, 5/1/97

Friday, August 1, 1997

Two armed men strode into Danny Crosby's Baton Rouge, Louisiana, jewelry store, stealing 21 watches before running from the scene. Crosby and his son chased after them with firearms of their own. The elder Crosby tackled one of the suspects, who wriggled free and cut loose with several close-quarters shots at his captor. Both Crosbys returned fire, hitting the thug at least twice. The other suspect escaped. It is believed a burglary at the store earlier that week may have been committed by the same suspects.
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