28th November 1842
Reference Numbert18421128-198
VerdictGuilty > unknown

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198. WOLFE HYAMS was indicted for stealing, on the 26th of Nov., 1 coat, value 125., the goods of Benjamin Clark.

BENJAMIN CLARK . I live in Robin Hood-lane, Poplar. On the 26th of Nov. about half-past eight o'clock at night, I left my coat in my cart in Church-street, Spitalfields—in about Jen minutes it was missing—this now produced is it.

THOMAS BACG . I was in Church-street—I saw the prisoner come up, take the coat out of the cart, and run across the road with it.

Prisoner's Defence. I saw another young man steal a coat from a cart, and walk along; he threw it down, I was running, like the other people, and the officer caught me.

GUILTY .— Confined Four Months.

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