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<persName id="t18201028-146-person1374"> CHARLES READ
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<interp inst="t18201028-146-person1374" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. I was in St. Giles's, saw the prisoners and another following Mr. Tate. Marsh took the handkerchief half out, and the others closed on him; a gentleman passed, and they left Mr. Tate for a moment; closed on him again, and the one not in custody put his coat up to cover. Mr. Tate's pocket, and in an instant the handkerchief was gone; they went off. I informed Mr. Tate, and secured the prisoners. I found five skeleton keys on Crane.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by MR. BRODERICK. Q. How far off were you - A. On the other side of the way.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</p> </div1></div0>
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