• Short Summary

    Canadian police on Wednesday (22 December) arrested five men in an apartment building in Toronto--on suspicion of bank robbery.

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    Canadian police on Wednesday (22 December) arrested five men in an apartment building in Toronto--on suspicion of bank robbery.

    They were looking for the gang which during the weekend got away with more than I.I. million dollars from a bank in Windsor, Ontario.

    The police also found a large quantity of banknotes in the apartment building--and for a time they thought their search was over.

    However, close examination of the banknotes revealed they were mainly small denominations--and 900-thousand dollars is still missing.

    SYNOPSIS: An apartment in Toronto where on Wednesday Canadian police arrested five people on suspicion of complicity in the weakened's I-point-I million dollar bank theft. Police searched the building and also found a large quantity of Canadian and American banknotes. So large, that for a time they believed their search was over. However, detailed checking of the banknotes has revealed that they are mainly small denominations--and 900-thousand dollars was still missing. After questioning the suspects, police officers in Toronto believed two men were still at large--and a nationwide search began. The police say they made the arrests after receiving information from a paid informer. One of the arrested men is believed to have been the ringleader in the raid. Police identify him as 48-year-old William Ferguson of Montreal. The robbery occurred at a bank in Windsor, Ontario.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA64ZVM457UVXNVAVFP3QVXTC8E
    Media URN:
    VLVA64ZVM457UVXNVAVFP3QVXTC8E
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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