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New York City / Roberts Arrest #560688

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 12, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(NYC: Robert Hager) David James Roberts reported being wanted by FBI for murder, kidnapping, arson and rape. [Indianapolis, IN, police Lieutenant Jerry QUACKENBUSH - comments on Roberts.] Roberts' escape from IN state prison discussed. Roberts reported becoming director of Staton Island, New York's, Carpenter Shelter for homeless; details given. [Shelter manager Elias AROOTH - comments on Roberts.] [Co-worker Ben NARGIE - praises Roberts' work.] Fox TV's "American's Most Wanted" reported featuring Roberts last Sunday; details given, scenes shown. Staton Island callers reported claiming homeless shelter director known as "Bob Lord" looked like fugitive. "TV Guide" noted running ad with Roberts' photo. FBI reported arresting Roberts. [AROOTH - expresses shock.] [NARGIE - says can't believe news.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

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