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Police investigate cracked safe, 1954

Posted on April 15, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by

Lexington patrolmen Charles Cruse, left, and Bryan Henry used a flashlight to investigate the safe that was cracked in an April 1954 storehouse break-in at the Webb Brothers Distributing Company, 260 East Vine street. Three men were arrested and plead guilty in police court in the Webb case and also to breaking into Roy Hall’s radiator shop, 245 West Vine and stealing a pickup truck used to haul the safe. The safe was found ripped open under the West High Street viaduct. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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