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 ======The First Getaway Car====== ======The First Getaway Car======
 +By: Hillary Delaney
  
 The year 1911 marked the earliest ever use of a motor vehicle in the commission of a crime, according to author Richard Parry in his book //The Bonnot Gang//​. ​  Brian Burrough, the author of //Public Enemies: America'​s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI//, gives the year 1915, for the first automobile used in an American bank robbery .  There are many more examples, dating from 1909 forward, with similar claims. ​ However, it’s possible that the first documented use of what we call a “getaway car” in a bank robbery may have occurred in our own [[Florence]]. ​ The year 1911 marked the earliest ever use of a motor vehicle in the commission of a crime, according to author Richard Parry in his book //The Bonnot Gang//​. ​  Brian Burrough, the author of //Public Enemies: America'​s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI//, gives the year 1915, for the first automobile used in an American bank robbery .  There are many more examples, dating from 1909 forward, with similar claims. ​ However, it’s possible that the first documented use of what we call a “getaway car” in a bank robbery may have occurred in our own [[Florence]]. ​
getaway_car.txt · Last modified: 2015/12/29 17:21 by hdelaney