SAMUEL COHEN, Theft > pocketpicking, 25th May 1814.

Reference Number: t18140525-77
Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
Verdict: Not Guilty

536. SAMUEL COHEN was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 29th of April , a silk handkerchief, value 4 s. the property of John Lutwyche , from his person .

JOHN LUTWYCHE. I am a leather-seller , No. 4, Skinner-street. On the 29th of April, between seven and eight o'clock, I lost my handkerchief; I was passing up Doughty-street ; I was walking very fast. I heard somebody behind me, and some person seemed as though he was pulling my coat; I instantly turned round, and caught the prisoner; he had almost pulled my handkerchief out; it was not quite out. I felt a pull at the handkerchief; I turned round; the prisoner dropped down. There was another man; he ran away.

NOT GUILTY .

Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.


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