No. 32067.

338 S.W.2d 711 (1960)

Vernon Lee COX, Appellant, v. STATE of Texas, Appellee.

Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.

June 25, 1960.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John T. Boyce, Dallas, for appellant.

Henry Wade, Criminal Dist. Atty., Frank W. Watts, Thomas B. Thorpe, Phil Burleson, Asst. Dist. Attys., Dallas, and Leon B. Douglas, State's Atty., Austin, for the State.

DICE, Commissioner.

The offense is robbery with firearms; the punishment, 99 years.

Gus Carras, the prosecuting witness, who was the owner and operator of the Olympia Sea Food Grill located at 3000 Gaston Avenue in the City of Dallas testified that on the night of August 20, 1959 while he was standing behind the cash register, a man came in the place around 8:40 P.M. carrying a shot gun and pointed it at him; that he went to the back and began throwing cups...


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