• Short Summary

    MRS. CHARMAINE BIGGS, THE WIFE OF ESCAPED TRAIN ROBBER RONALD BIGGS WAS DRAMATICALLY RE-UNITED WITH?

  • Description

    MRS. CHARMAINE BIGGS, THE WIFE OF ESCAPED TRAIN ROBBER RONALD BIGGS WAS DRAMATICALLY RE-UNITED WITH HER CHILDREN IN MELBOURNE LAST TUESDAY AFTER A CHASE THROUGH CITY STREETS. SHE HAD BEEN SEPARATED FROM THEM SINCE DETECTIVES ARRESTED HER FOLLOWING A SWOOP IN THEIR HOUSE IN SUBURBAN MELBOURNE A WEEK AGO.

    BIGGS, THE LAST OF BRITAIN'S GREAT TRAIN ROBBERS STILL AT LARGE, ESCAPED FROM A LONDON PRISON FOUR YEARS AGO AFTER SERVING ONLY 13 MONTHS OF A 30 YEAR SENTENCE FOR HIS PART IN THE GBP2.5 MILLION POUND ROBBERY IN 1963.

    IN A BID TO EVADE PUBLICITY MRS. BIGGS WAS BROUGHT TO POLICE HEADQUARTERS IN AN UNMARKED CAR WHICH QUICKLY MOVED OFF WHEN TELEVISION CAMERAMEN APPEARED.

    INSIDE THE STATION WERE HER THREE CHILDREN. LATER MRS. BIGGS WAS RUSHED INTO THE BUILDING AND HER CHILDREN LEFT BY CAR FROM ANOTHER EXIT. AFTER A CHASE THROUGH STREETS OF MELBOURNE MRS. BIGGS AND HER CHILDREN EVENTUALLY WERE RE-UNITED IN A CAR BELONGING TO HER SOLICITOR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA77Z8Z7JKFGIYLQ1N5VQF2VTEN
    Media URN:
    VLVA77Z8Z7JKFGIYLQ1N5VQF2VTEN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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