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<p>1649.
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<p>JAMES WARREN. I am a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18310908-122-off665 t18310908-122-crimeloc668"/> I felt something go out of my pocket; I turned, and caught the prisoner with my handkerchief in his hand - the others escaped.</p>
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<interp inst="t18310908-122-person1023" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. I received him in charge, with the handkerchief.(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
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