Highway Patrol: Season 4, Episode 13

Split Robbery (Jan. 1959)

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Two men rob a series of supermarkets by taking the market managers' wives as hostages.

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William Boyett ...
Susan Dorn ...
Ruth Austin
Joel Riordan ...
Oley
Jack Littlefield ...
Jack Rucker
Phyllis Cole ...
Mrs. Lewis
Wayne Heffley ...
Officer Dennis
Glenn Dixon ...
Bill Austin (as Glen Dixon)
Vance Skarstedt ...
Officer Larrabee
Art Gilmore ...
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Two supermarket robbers (Oley and Rucker) ensure success by taking the market managers' wives as hostages. After Mrs. Lewis identifies Rucker from a mug shot, Dan Mathews and his officers learn the two men's method of operation and can better predict where they might strike next. When Officer Dennis spots the two men's stolen car near the Hughes Supermarket, Dan knows that Oley is robbing the market while Rucker holds Ruth Austin (the manager's wife) as a hostage. Officer Dennis follows Oley at a distance while Dan and Sergeant Williams position themselves at the Austins' home. They intercept Oley and refuse his offer of a "deal", but they are well aware that split-second timing will be necessary to capture Rucker and prevent him from killing Mrs. Austin. Written by Sam Spear

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Unlike the other bit-part players, Joel Riordan, who played Oley, also wrote several episodes of the series. See more »

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Sgt. Williams states the Hughes' address is 414 Salem Place. When Mrs. Hughes is rescued, the house number by the door is 4242. See more »

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