This Day in History: 1953-06-04

Toodyay’s Police Constable Keith Ronald Parkin waited for six hours, hiding behind a clump of trees near the Newcastle Bridge, before he intercepted a man wanted in connection with the theft of a £3,855 payroll, the property of the Midland Railway Co. Ltd., at Cullalla Siding on May 7.

Toodyay herald, 11 June 1953, p.11.
West Australian, 18 June 1953, p.1.