(This article originally appeared on page 7 of the February 7, 1933 publication of the Los Angeles Times and is reprinted word-for-word below.)
BANDIT STEALS GOLDEN SMILE
Robber Grabs Bridgework as Service Station Man Laughs at Slim Haul
PHOENIX (Ariz.) Feb. 6. (AP) Robert Harrison’s pleasant smile which revealed four glittering front teeth of gold, proved his downfall.
Today Harrison, a service station employee, meditates sorrowfully because a robber, disgruntled over obtaining only $5 in cash, noticed his victim’s gleaming bridgework.
Grabbing a pair of pliers the intruder pulled the four teeth.