Describing $53,444 traffic light holdup

Describing $53,444 traffic light holdup
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Title: Describing $53,444 traffic light holdup

Caption: "Describing $53,444 traffic light holdup--Walter Poock and Frank Garzilla tell how two armed bandits took $15,055 in cash and $38,389 in endorsed checks from them yesterday when they stopped car for traffic light only three blocks from Brooklyn Police Headquarters. The men, clerks for Metropolitan Tobacco Company, were on way to deposit money at Chemical Bank & Trust Company, 50 Court St.."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Lambert, Al.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Stamped on verso: date: Apr. 22, 1952; "Brooklyn Eagle;" on caption: "Eagle staff photo by Lambert."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Crime
Subject: Robbery
Victims of crimes
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: CRIM 0111