Warning Issued on Suspected Bandits

The special agent in charge of the Los Angeles FBI office, Lawrence G. Lawler, announced at a press conference Wednesday that two armed and dangerous people involved in five bank holdup attempts over the last year are believed to be at large in Southern California.

They are Ralph Steven Gambin, 42, and Julieta Flores Marquez, 46, a disbarred San Antonio, Tex., attorney. Gambin, who used disguises, bomb threats and hostages during the robbery attempts, unsuccessfully attempted to hold up a Security Pacific Bank branch in Torrance on May 5, Lawler said.

"They're a couple of nogoodniks, robbing banks and scaring the heck out of people," Lawler said.

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