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Boyd made up our minds to work out simply how good his hide had labored, so an afternoon or later, daring as brass, he walked into a similar financial institution and adjusted a $20 invoice with the teller he had robbed. He used to be now not well-known, so he determined to hone his talents and develop into a full-time financial institution robber. Boyd persisted robbing banks, occasionally along with his former penal complex shield accomplice, Howard Gault, occasionally solo. His solo efforts weren't consistently winning. At one stickup the financial institution supervisor grabbed a gun forty BOYD Gang to observed the bars from the window top outdoor. On November four, 1951, the 3 slid in the course of the beginning and dropped to the prisoner’s workout backyard lower than. utilizing a few bedsheets they had tied jointly, they then lassoed the pinnacle of the encompassing wall and climbed to freedom. Steve Suchan had prepared a secure condo in Cabbagetown that they can succeed in speedy and manage themselves. Later, Lennie Jackson and his female friend, Ann Roberts, took off for Montreal with Suchan shut in the back of. Boyd and Willie Jackson landed at Steve Suchan’s parent’s residence within the west finish. figuring out they might desire cash to maintain in hiding for some time, they robbed a close-by financial institution. a few weeks later they pulled off the most important holdup in Toronto’s historical past. After splitting up the money, Lennie Jackson and Suchan headed again to Montreal to put low. Boyd and Willie Jackson concealed out at Suchan’s parent’s domestic. Steve Suchan’s father got here up with a good inspiration: He had a bit hiding spot within the wall the place the men may perhaps properly stash their cash. the subsequent morning the previous guy was once long past, and so used to be many of the loot. the total gang then headed right down to Montreal to conceal out with other halves and girlfriends in tow. Willie Jackson obtained busted for sporting a gun and was once quickly again to Toronto, the place he acquired an extra years for escaping custody. the remainder of the group additionally got here again to Toronto yet less than their very own steam. On March 6, 1952, Detectives Edmund Tong and Roy Perry pulled over a black Mercury Monarch motor vehicle. it's not going that Tong knew that the auto contained Suchan and Lennie Jackson, or he could have had his revolver on the prepared. As Tong approached the suspect automobile, he was once gunned down and fell to the floor in a heap. The guns have been then aimed toward the police motor vehicle, which nonetheless held Perry, they usually peppered the cruiser with bullets. even if Perry was once wounded within the arm, he used to be very fortunate to flee together with his existence. Tong died numerous days later yet no longer prior to naming his killer, Suchan. The manhunt was once on, and this time it might be relentless. Suchan and Lennie Jackson made it again to Montreal unscathed. although he had not anything to do with the capturing, Boyd felt the warmth. His photo was back plastered far and wide each Toronto newspaper. Up until eventually this time, Boyd and his spouse may possibly no less than depart their apartment and attend a film after darkish, yet now that they had to stick thoroughly out of sight. in the meantime, in Montreal day after today, the police have been in Suchan’s condominium expecting him to come back domestic. As he entered his position, he used to be advised through police to freeze; he reached for his gun and was once shot down earlier than he may perhaps unholster it.