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March 5, 2018

1923 and 1928 Bank of Kingsville Missouri Robbed

18 August 1923
1921 Possible getaway vehicle.  Assuming they did not drive a brand new 1923 Model to rob a bank. They might have received a Laurel and Hardy welcome when they passed through Holden.
1928 April 24
Kingsville Missouri Bank Robbery 1928 - BANDITS ROBBED KINGSVILLE BANK THIS MORNING !...
Bandits Rob Kingsville Missouri Bank 1928
By 1928 When Possibly the same bank robbers came back they might have been driving this car. Then switched to another 1.5 miles West of town.

Kingsville Pictures Link

Forcing Officers To Lie on Ground Scooped Up $2500 and Fled

ABANDONED ONE CAR TO TAKE ANOTHER Believed Robbers Passed Through Holden Soon After Holdup The Associated Press. 

Kingsville, Mo., April 24.— Three men this morning held up and robbed the Bank of Kingsville of $2,500 escaped in a motor car, later changing to another car a mile and a half west of here. F. L. Angel, cashier, and R. L. Howard, president, were in the bank when two of the bandits entered entered at 9:30 a. m. The third remained remained outside in the car. The bank officials were forced to lie on the floor while the two men scooped up cash from the vault and drawers. Angel and Howard were placed in the vault when the bandits departed.

They were released by persons who watched the robbery from the street. No shots were fired. Angel said he had passed the men on the road this morning before before the robbery, noticing they were rough looking men. A man who was with Angel then later saw the bandits passing through Holden as they were fleeing from Kingsville.
Clipped from The Sedalia Democrat, 24 Apr 1928
St. Louis Star and Times (St. Louis, Missouri) 24 Apr 1928, Tue

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