Denaby Shopbreaker Punished

May 1909

Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Friday 21 May 1909

Denaby Shopbreaker Punished

A second young man, George Hodder, who was concerned in breaking into the lock-up shop Benjamin Smith, general dealer, Denaby, was bRought before the Doncaster magistrates yesterday, charged with stealing quantity of cigarettes and 2s. 6d. in money.

On the previous day William Ball was committed to prison for one month.

Hodder, when apprehended, admitted that he took 19 packets of cigarettes and 2s. I0d. in copper. He also was sent to prison for one month.