SUSANNAH YATES, THOMAS CHAFFY.
22nd October 1788
Reference Numbert17881022-20
VerdictNot Guilty

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626. SUSANNAH YATES and THOMAS CHAFFY were indicted for feloniously assaulting William Hitchins in a certain field and open place, near the king's highway, on the 20th of September , putting him in fear, and taking from his person and against his will, a silk handkerchief, value 1 s. a cloth great coat, value 4 s. three guineas, and 20 s. in monies numbered, his property .

The prisoners were taken in company together, and a handkerchief was found on the neck of Yates; but the prosecutor could not swear to it.

BOTH NOT GUILTY .

Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.


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