Title supplied by cataloger. Photograph caption dated November 6, 1942 reads, "Mrs. Josephine George robbed by youth gang. Points to diamond ring for which suspects assertedly threatened to cut off her finger." George asserted she was knocked down by five men near the 800 block of Temple Street and her purse was taken. One suspect, Joaquin Porras, referred to as a "zoot suit youth" by the Herald was apprehended.
George, Josephine Crime--California--Los Angeles Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles Clothing and dress--California--Los Angeles Gangs--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs