Couple Held in Bank Robbery

Dec. 5, 1919, Bank Robbers

Police arrest Edward Hudson and “Jane Smith” in the Hellman bank holdup.

Dec. 5, 1919, Car

Police also find the blue getaway car…

Dec. 5, 1919, Bank Robbers
… and a second vehicle.

Dec. 5, 1919, Bank Robbers

Authorities are pursuing Arthur Brown in the Hellman robbery. 

Dec. 5, 1919, Bank Robbers

Hudson and “Smith” are arrested in a Main Street tattoo parlor!

Dec. 5, 1919, Bank Robbers

”Smith” describes her relationship with the bank robbers.

Dec. 5, 1919, Bank Robbers

"Yesterday, Ed wanted to have a tattoo mark on his chest covered over. It was a design of two flags and a spread eagle. It is true I have a butterfly tattooed on my arm but I had not gone to that place on Main Street to be tattooed," “Smith” says. 

Dec. 5, 1919, Bank Robbers

Dec. 5, 1919: Will Arthur and Herbert Brown evade police? And who is the mysterious “Jane Smith?” Check tomorrow!

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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