5th April 1832
Reference Numbert18320405-236

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1039. WILLIAM WYATT was indicted for stealing, on the 29th of March , 1 flageolet, value 4s , the goods of William Newton .

FRANCIS FEATHERSTONE . I am an officer. I was on duty on the morning of the 29th of March, in Plummer's-row, City-road , and saw the prisoner in company with another; they went to several shops, and then to the prosecutor's; they stood ten minutes in front of it, then the prisoner put his hand into the shop window, and took something out, which he put under his apron, and walked away - I suspected he had stolen something, and went after him; when he saw me he ran down Park-street - I called a man to stop him, and when I came up I found this flageolet under his apron - he said he found it under a stall.

GEORGE NEWTON . This is my property, but it was at my father's house; his name is William.

GUILTY . Aged 15. - Confined Six Weeks ,

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