Friends and Family #71

Original Caption:

Chicago -- West Coast gang leader Mickey Cohen, who was registered at a Chicago Hotel under an assumed name, is shown waving good bye as he left town today, presumably headed East. Cohen was taken into custody by Chicago police last night, with police authorities saying they arrested him "because we don't want to find his body on a Chicago street." Several attempt have been made on Cohen's life on the West Coast. Cohen was released today, and "advised" by police to leave town quickly. (1950)

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