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ROBBER GETS TEN
David Walter Sewell goes on trial in Fort Worth
for the April 7th robbery of the Picadilly
Cafeteria in the downtown section of the city.
The trial is
Jurage 14c Gregor. Assistant District Attorney Bryan
repjs the in'istment against Sewell. Sewell, an
ex-convict, useA a toy pistol in the robbery.
SWhen asked how he pleads to the charge, Sewell
says, "Guilty. " Sewell flee in a taxi following the
robbery but was arrested a short time later.
Thirty minutes after the robbery, Cashier Dorthy
Washington picked Sewell from a police line-up.
At today s trial,
she's the only witness to
She tells the -court, Sewell approached
her counter, pointed the toy pistol at her and
demanded her money. She testifies she gave him(
523-dollars which he put in a paper sack and fleA.
Following his arrest, Sewell told police he was
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Robber gets ten], item, September 28, 1959; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc861263/m1/1/: accessed July 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.