Thursday, February 24, 1977

Non-Negotiable Checks Included in Armed Yonkers Bank Robbery

Mr Besley also said that the investigators were no longer sure of the significance of a 22-inch hole in a basement wall abutting the lower-level offices of the bank. Earlier speculation was that bandits entered the bank’s offices from a public corridor in the six-story office building at 35 East Grassy Sprain Road through this hole. But Mr. Besley said the bandits could have easily gained access to the bank offices during a meeting of a local charity organization the night before in the bank’s basement community room.

excerpt NYT 2/24/77 Ronald Smothers

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