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ATTEMPTED ROBBERY.

A little incident occurred at the Forsyth Hotel on Wednesday which will lead (o police court proceedings Three men arrived by the morning train, apparently strangers, 'towards tea time they went to the hotel, and two of them ordered tea. The third party paid that he did not want any tea. The bar was left during the tea time, and shortly afterwards the bell of the till rang. Stanley Wright ran into the bar and caught a man with his band on the drawer. He grabbed him, but at tbe same time he received a blow over tbe mouth. By this time the landlord had arrived and secured the roan: He struggled violently, but had to submit quietly in the end Con stable Whatman was sent for, and he was conveyed to tbe lock up. He will be brought before a J. P. later.

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ATTEMPTED ROBBERY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4369, 6 February 1914

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ATTEMPTED ROBBERY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4369, 6 February 1914

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