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Glasgow Gangster On His Struggle To Go Straight

24 Feb

Glasgow  Gangster  William  Lobban  On  His  Struggle  To  Go  Straight

 

 

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William Lobban can recall life inside many high-profile penal establishments in Scotland and England - save one, his birthplace.

His Glasgow-born mother, Sylvia Manson, was 19 when she gave birth to him 46 years ago yesterday in Exeter prison. She had received two years in borstal for her part in a plot with her brothers to steal from an English country mansion. During the raid she almost severed a police sergeant's hand with her teeth.

 

Read the whole fascinating interview here: www.theherald.com

 

 

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