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Indiana-Ohio Bank Robbery and Hostage Incident #497593

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 1978
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(Studio) Abortive bank robbery of IN bank by 2 men and holding of hostages in Ohio by one of them reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Springfield, Ohio) Attempted bank robbery in Richmond, IN, taking of father and 2 sons hostage by one robber and flight into Ohio detailed. Robber's communication with police via CB radio noted. [ROBBER - has loaded gun pointed at one boy and bullet would also hit father.] Release of 2 boys and continued holding of father, Robert Herrmann, reported Continuing negotiations between FBI and suspect identified as Byron Ball near Springfield, Ohio, cited.
REPORTER: Meredith Lewis

Brinkley, David;
Lewis, Meredith

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