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<persName id="t18330411-164-defend1178" type="defendantName"> MARY STUART
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<interp inst="t18330411-164-person1180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at No. 12, Martha-street, St. George's, and am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18330411-164-victim1179 t18330411-164-viclabel917"/>. On the 4th of April I was by
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<p>JOHN NICHOLAS (Police-constable K 38). I took the prisoner to the station; I found no money on her.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The man states that he felt my hand in his pocket - why not hold it there, to have a proof of the robbery? I saw him go down a turning with a female - he returned in five minutes, put his hand on my shoulder, and said I had robbed him; I was unfortunately standing for a friend, when he took hold of me, and said I had robbed him - I said, "How can you say that? when you went down that turning with a female;" he said, "She is a companion of yours - I will give charge of you."</p>
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<interp inst="t18330411-164-person1181" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I certainly had not been with any female - I had but just parted with my son.</p>
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