Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Payne holds his hands open-palmed in front of him. Photograph appears with the article, "Screams Balk Park Robbery," Los Angeles Times, 28 Dec 1938: A2. At Pershing Square police apprehended 28-year-old Raymond Payne, who has been booked on suspicion of trying to steal a purse from Louise Carlson and then strangle her with his bare hands when she screamed. Handwritten on negative: Raymond Payne 12/27/38 Text from negative sleeve: 15252 - Raymond Payne Purse Snatcher TIMES PHOTO BY ANDREW H. ARNOTT 12-27-38 [stamped:] Dec (?) 1938 Text from newspaper caption: PURSE-SNATCHING SUSPECT Raymond Payne, accused by woman pedestrian of robbing her and then trying to choke off her screams.
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Crimes--California--Los Angeles Payne, Raymond, b. 1910 or 11