Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
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Francis Turner was Tryed for Picking the Pocket of one Philip Deaves , on the 4th of May in the Tower Ward , and took out of it 20s. in Money . The Prisoner being in the Prosecutors House a Drinking, he pick'd his Pocket; and Mr. Deaves Swore positively, that he was the Person, for that he run away whilst he was stooping down for two Pieces that he had dropt. He was found about two months after. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said, that he did not run away, but no one was in the House but the Prisoner, the Prosecutor was very sure that he was the Person. He was found Guilty .