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<persName id="t18330214-139-defend1259" type="defendantName"> WILLIAM PAGE
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<interp inst="t18330214-139-person1262" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Noble-street, Goswell-street. On the 31st of January I saw the prisoner and another near the corner of Newgate-street - the prisoner pulled the prosecutor's handkerchief partly out of his pocket, when he got as far as the Magpie and Stump; they still followed him, and when they got to
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18330214-139-off783 t18330214-139-crimeloc785"/>, he pulled it again - the prosecutor and another gentleman then went through the Post-office-yard; the prisoner turned, followed them, and then took the handkerchief quite out of his pocket, with his right-hand, and put it into the breast of his own coat, under his arm, on the left side - he passed on, and the officer took him.</p>
<persName id="t18330214-139-person1263"> IVES ELVERSON
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<interp inst="t18330214-139-person1263" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (City Police-constable 98). On the 31st of January I was on duty in Newgate-street, and in consequence of what Robinson said, I saw the prisoner and another follow the prosecutor on to the Post-office - I directed Robinson to follow them close; I went down Cary-lane, and took them both - the prisoner had the handkerchief.</p>
<p>AARON GOLDSMID. I live in Upper Bedford-place, Russell-square. I lost this handkerchief; it has my mark on it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was out of work, and was going to some of the warehouses to ask for work.</p>
<p>The prisoner received a good character.</p>
<p>GUILTY. Aged 14.</p>
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