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Crime History: Two killed in Great St. Louis Bank Robbery

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On this day, April 24, in 1953, robbers were gunned down in what became known as the Great St. Louis Bank Robbery. The crime was adapted into a movie by the same name starring then-unknown Steve McQueen. The actual bank heist went awry, and police officers and thousands of onlookers were waiting outside for the three robbers to emerge. The subsequent siege ended with an injured police officer...

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