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This Day in Norwood History-October 14, 1950-Gas Attendant Robbed of $70 in Norwood

Sun, Oct 15, 1950 – 38 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.com

, Oct. 14—A man, described as about 22, sauntered into a station at the corner of Route 1 and . tonight, held up the attendant and robbed him of $70, then made a getaway with two accomplices who were outside in a car.

The victim was . , 49, of 345 Neponset st. He said he was in the station when the man walked in brandishing a revolver.

“Put up your hands. This is a stickup!” he was told. Then he was ordered to hand over the $70 in receipts which he had in his pockets. Meanwhile, two other men stood watch outside with an auto, motor .

Before the man left. Day told police, he ordered him to lie down on the floor.

Day said he saw the car speed down Route 1 toward Providence.

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