Bloomington (IN) Weekly Star
March 7, 1930
page 3

Bob Ikerd of Bedford is the object of a search on the part of Lawrence and Monroe County police officials following his escape from the Michigan City Prison last week. Ikerd led the gang of three men and one girl that kidnapped John Chitwood, local filling station attendant, August 21, 1928, and late engaged in a gun battle with Bedford police.

Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.