Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano, who was fingered by a witness as a holdup man. During a lineup, several other witnesses confirm this.
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During the trial in 1979, several witnesses testified that Pagano was the robber. Then, in a dramatic turn, Ronald Clouser came forward with a lawyer and admitted he was the Gentleman Bandit. He pleaded guilty and went to prison. The charges against Pagano were dropped. See more