The day of the Great Train Robbery – level 1
It is August 8, 1963. A train goes from Glasgow to London, England. The train carries post or mail and also £2.6 million. At the same time, 16 men are preparing to attack the train. They have a very clever plan.
The train is going through the fields. The men use a false red light. The train stops.
Then, the men attack the train. They take the train to a nearby bridge. They put 128 bags with money in a car. It is waiting under the bridge.
After the robbery, the men hide at a nearby farm. The police start to look for them. When the police come to the farm, the men aren’t there. Their fingerprints are still there. Now, the police know the men because the men were in prison before.
The men try to hide in a different place. Then the police find them all. The leaders go to prison for 30 years.
What methods did the police use to track down and identify the robbers after the train robbery?
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