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New York City / Mugging Incident #293232

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 13, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Tuesday story of Diane and Michael Hoskins, alleged pickpocket victims here during honeymoon Tuesday, recalled. [Tuesday, Diane HOSKINS - claims they lost everything but their luggage.] [Tuesday, detective John LAZAR - believes couples story.] Oregon resident Violet Hoskins noted claiming she married Michael in 1974 and has never gotten divorce. [Violet HOSKINS - wonders if theft story was scam.] [Tuesday, Diane HOSKINS - describes emotional ordeal of pawning wedding ring.] Oregon police noted rpting. that Michael's mother's wedding ring is listed as stolen. [Hotel manager Julius HAUPTMAN - is fatalistic about giving couple free lodging.] Greyhound noted giving Hoskins' free tickets to OR, via Florida. [Travelers' Aid spokesperson Laurel SCOTT - can't be prevented from helping others because of incidents such as this.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Reporter(s):
Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:01:50

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