The Infamous Langton Bank Robbery of 1950

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More than 70 years ago, Herbert McAuliffe walked into Langton's Imperial Bank of Canada in a failed attempt at armed robbery. As he fled the bank, he unloaded his machine-gun on two local men giving chase, killing them instantly. Several months later, McAuliffe went to the gallows and dangled for 17 minutes before he was pronouced dead.

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