Crime: East Side Earp

Most of his fellow New Yorkers com plain about crime. Charlie DiMaggio, 62, does something about it. Owner of a closet-sized grocery store ,on Lexington Avenue just south of Spanish Harlem, DiMaggio has been the victim of 26 holdups in 20 years. He has thwarted the bandits 16 times, shot four robbers, and helped arrest twelve others. And that, as Cousin Joe, the erstwhile Yankee Clipper would agree, is pretty good clipping. Last week three armed Negroes walked into the store for Holdup No. 26. Shoving Charlie into the wash room, they scooped $300 from the cash register and...

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