2nd July 1888
Reference Numbert18880702-657
VerdictGuilty > unknown
SentenceImprisonment > penal servitude

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657. EDWARD WARNE was again indicted for feloniously causing bodily harm to Robert Feek, with intent to disable, to do grievous bodily harm, and to resist the lawful apprehension.

ROBERT FEEK (Police Constable). On Thursday, 31s. t May, I was in uniform on duty in King's Road, Chelsea—about 7. 30 I saw Warne coming out of the Yale carrying some zinc—I took him into custody, and Lewis took Wood—I asked Warne where he got the zinc from; he made no reply—I caught hold of him by the right arm—we got three or four yards along King's Road towards the station when he caught hold of my testicles with his left hand, and threw me upon my back; it gave me great pain—after a few seconds I got to my feet again—I did not release my hold of him—he kicked me a desperate kick at the bottom of the stomach with his boots, and I fell between the wheels of an omnibus which was standing still—I got up and struck him a blow with my fist; he made another kick at me, and got me down on the ground; I had to call for assistance, as he got hold of my testicles a second time—Mr. Strachan came to my assistance—we got as far as the Roebuck, when Mr. Warner came out to my assistance—Warne was struggling to

get away, and Wilson came to assist me—I had drawn my truncheon when the prisoner kicked me in the stomach, after I was down the second time—with Wilson's assistance I got him to the station, where he was charged—he said there that he would pull my—out, one by one, and show them when he came out—I was attended by Mr. Daniel—I have suffered severely from the injuries, and have not been able to resume duty—he was not drunk.

RICHARD THOMAS DANIEL . I saw Feek on 2nd June; he was suffering from severe contusion of the left elbow, the lower part of the spine, and low portion of the abdomen—he complained of great pain in the testicles—I have attended him ever since—he has been off duty ever since—he will be able to resume duty in another week.

Prisoner's Defence. I said nothing about what he says; I am guilty of the other.

GUILTY **— Five Years' Penal Servitude.

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