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Local Bank Gets Robbed

Herald of Jan. 17, 1974

A man wearing a ski mask over his head and handkerchief over his mouth held up the Woodbury branch of the First National Bank of Everett on Jan. 15, taking cash from three tellers’ drawers. There were no customers in the bank when the hold-up man entered at about 12:20 p.m., and only two employees were present, as others were out to lunch.

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