The Tottenham Outrage and Walthamstow Tram Chase: The Most Spectacular Hot Pursuit in History

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The Tottenham Outrage of 1909 when two Latvian robbers, Jewish refugees, intercepted a payroll has been comparatively hidden from the wider world (unlike the notorious Siege of Sydney Street which took place two years later). It involved 100 police officers and up to a thousand local citizens in running to ground two desperate police killers. The book follows every inch of the six-and-a-half miles and two-and-a-half hours chase. It also pays minute attention to the individuals and places involved as well as the aftermath. ...

The Tottenham Outrage and Walthamstow Tram Chase: The Most Spectacular Hot Pursuit in History 2017, Waterside Press, Winchester

ISBN-13: 9781909976405

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