Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
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Jeremy Rand of St. John Wapping , was indicted for Assaulting Daniel Bewly on the Highway, and taking from him a Clock, value 10 l. the Goods of William Tomlinson , on the 30th of March last; Daniel Bewly Porter deposed, that going at night with the Clock to Captain Robinson's in Upperwell Ally Ratcliff highway; and seeing the prisoner and another standing at an Alehouse door, he enquired the way of them, they asked him to drink which he did; and then they said they were going that way, and they'd shew him the House: they went with him, and at the Corner of Penitent Street knock'd him down; what happened afterwards he could net tell, for he was so stunn'd with the blow, that he knew not how he came home, till he was told that he was brought in a Coach. William Falkner deposed, that himself and the Prisoner committed the Fact: Falkner knockt the Porter down, and the prisoner took away the Clock, and carried it to his own Lodging. Guilty .