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The Vidette, Tishomingo County, Mississippi, Thursday, October 16, 1941
Transcribed by Cindy Whirley Nelson.

BOLD ROBBERY OCCURS -Iuka Has First Such Daylight Crime --- Thief Is Caught

The only daylight robbery ever known to take place in Iuka happened Saturday noon when Miss Kay Basden of Baldwyn, clerk in the Farm Security office, started to the bank with $346 in money. As she walked down the street Johnny Goss grabbed the money and made a get away. Although Miss Basden screamed, he got a considerable start before officers could take up pursuit. He finally was captured and lodged in the Iuka jail. All but $26 was recovered.

 

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