21 August 2012

Tribune Tuesdays: Beaten by Highwaymen

From: The Oakland Tribune, 06 March 1912, Page 10, Column 5

Victim Beaten by Highwaymen
Amil Anderson is Attacked by Thugs and Beaten Unmercifully

Leaping upon Amil Anderson of 1749 Eighty-first avenue without warning, as he passed the corner of East Fourteenth street and Eighty-first avenue, last night, two highwaymen knocked the man down and beat him mercilessly. The two men gave Anderson no chance to turn over his money, but attacked him and after knocking him to the ground, kicked and beat him until he was unconscious. Nothing was taken. The attack occurred at 930 o'clock last night.

Thefts reported to the police are as follows:

James McNamara, 1309 Regent street, Alameda, pockets picked while on county line car on San Pablo avenue, leather purse containing $9.50 taken.

H. A. Powell, 2703 Dwight way, Berkeley, furniture valued at $20 taken by burglars from house at 921 Myrtle street.

Earl Pedlar, 675 Eleventh street, overcoat stolen from Oakland high school.

O. F. Woods, 424 Third street, garments valued at $25 taken from room.

Mrs. H. Wilson, 483 Ninth street, room entered, garments valued at $30 taken.

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