Richard Scurrier, Theft > shoplifting, 8th December 1725.

Reference Number: t17251208-12
Offence: Theft > shoplifting
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Richard Scurrier , of Cripplegate , was indicted for privately stealing a Firkin of Butter, value 24 s. in the Shop of John Hamlet . October 29 . It appear'd that the Prisoner came into the Prosecutor's Shop, and took the Goods, but being pursu'd, threw the Firkin down, and cut the Evidence cross the Wrist with a Knife. He had escap'd from his Keepers, as he was going on Board for Transportation, and afterwards broke out of Newgate with several others. Guilty . Death .

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