Singdel Street, Theft > shoplifting, 28th August 1730.

Reference Number: t17300828-44
Offence: Theft > shoplifting
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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Singdel Street , of St. Paul's Covent-Garden , was indicted for stealing 194 Silk Garters, in the Shop of Robert Coxon , the 11th of July last .

It appear'd by the Evidence, that a Box containing the Goods standing in the Prosecutor's Shop-window, an Accomplice of the Prisoner's was seen to reach his Hand over, and take out the Goods, and give them to the Prisoner, who stood at the Shop-window, and he put them in his Apron; that they both ran away, but being immediately pursued, the Prisoner was taken with the Goods, but his Accomplice got clear off: The Fact being plainly proved, the Jury found the Prisoner guilty of the Indictment. Death .

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