Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
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Cross-examined by MR. QUIN. Q. Elm-street, I believe, is not a very light street? A. There are gas-lights in it. I am positive he is the person who made the two attempts - it was my handkerchief he was secreting; he turned several corners, but I did not lose sight of him till I secured him, in Laystall-street.
Prisoner's Defence. I was going towards Spa-fields - I met a person I knew, and when I got to the corner of Elm, street I turned down a court leading to Mount-pleasant and some person called Stop thief! I never saw the handkerchief.
GUILTY . Aged 15.
Transported for Fourteen Years .