Thomas Pandargrast, Anthony Whittle, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 12th September 1750.

Reference Number: t17500912-65
Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdict: Guilty > pleaded guilty; Not Guilty
Punishment: Death
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580. Thomas Pandargrast , and Anthony Whittle , were indicted for that they, together with Charles Campbel , and James Field , not yet taken, on the king's highway, on David Woodman did make an assault, putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life, one pair of spectacles, one steel tobacco-box, and three shillings in money number'd, from his person did steal, take and carry away , May the 24t h.

The prosecutor and his wife were stop'd and rob'd by four men in Little Moor-Fields, about eleven at night, May the 24th. They could not swear to any particular persons. John Ecklin , an accomplice; depos'd, that the persons mentioned in the indictment, and himself, did the fact.

The jury did not think it proper to take his bare word, without any other corroborating circumstance.

Whittle pleaded guilty .

Death .

Pandargrast was acquitted .

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