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<persName id="t18321129-221-defend1944" type="defendantName"> JAMES LITTLETON
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18321129-221-off1248 t18321129-221-crimeloc1251"/> - the prisoner was a stranger. On Saturday, the 17th of November, I went out about ten o'clock in the morning, and returned a little before one, and this box of segars was gone - I had left them safe when I went out - I found them at Bow-street, and knew them to be mine.</p>
<persName id="t18321129-221-person1947"> WILLIAM RICE
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<interp inst="t18321129-221-person1947" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming up Great St. Andrew-street on the 17th of November; I saw the prisoner and another man opposite Biggs' shop, looking in at the window; I watched them, and saw the prisoner go in - he came out in a minute, and joined the other; he had nothing then - the other then went in, came out, and went in a second time - I saw him give a box of segars to the prisoner - I ran and spoke to a Policeman - we run in pursuit of them; the prisoner turned up a gateway, and I took him with the box in his possession - it had thirty-seven segars in it; I should have had the other man taken afterwards, but could not identify his face.</p>
<persName id="t18321129-221-person1948"> JOHN STARR
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<interp inst="t18321129-221-person1948" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Policeman. Rice gave me the information - I ran and apprehended the prisoner with the segars.(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I met a young man in Holborn; he asked me to go with him; we went round Seven-dials; he asked me to go into the shop and ask for Robinson - I went and told him he did not live there; he told me to wait; he then brought these things, and told me to hold them.</p>
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