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Clifton's Cafeteria Will Not Accept This Cash
Photographer Colin R. Brown, who is known for his eerie pictures of the Griffith Park Fire, was heading to lunch downtown when he came upon the aftermath of a bank robbery. He e-mails us so share what he saw yesterday.
J-Bird and I went for lunch at Clifton's Cafeteria and Bank of America was robbed. I thought the red was blood but of course it's from an ink packet. When the ink pack exploded the stack of 20s were abandoned on the sidewalk.
Bank of America
888 W 7th St
Los Angeles, CA 90012