David Knowles Charged with Robbery in Redondo Beach

At about 6:30 p.m., David Knowles and Caryl Chessman entered a clothing store in Redondo Beach. There was no one in the store except the owner Melvin Waisler and Joe Lesher, a clerk. David Knowles asked to look at overcoats and Joe Lesher showed him several while Caryl Chessman sat nearby and Melvin Waisler walked around the store. The accused stood in a well-lighted area, and Melvin Waisler and Joe Lesher testified that they were able to get a good look at them. Shortly thereafter, David Knowles and Caryl Chessman displayed guns, saying “this is a stick-up, put up your hands.” Continue reading “David Knowles Charged with Robbery in Redondo Beach”