Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
Verdict: Guilty; Not Guilty
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Mary Bennet and Elizabeth Wine , were indicted for picking the Pocket of Mary Brittin in Newgate Market , on the 12th of April last, of a Linnen Bag, value 1d. and of one Guinea in Gold, value 25s. with 40s. in Money numbred . Mrs. Brittin missing her Money, and these Persons had been seen to follow her, being known to be suspected Persons, they pursued them, and Mrs. Brittin's Bag being found on Bennet between her Stays and her Shift. She alledged, She found it in Newgate-street, but that did not avail her. So she was found guilty , and Wine was acquitted .