Leniently Dealt With.

April 1898

Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Monday 18 April 1898

Leniently Dealt With.

A man named Richard Witten was charged at the West Riding Court, Doncaster, on Saturday, with stealing a silk handkerchief, belonging to John Edward Jackson, boot and shoe dealer, Mexborough.

Prosecutor has a shop at Denaby, from which the article was stolen.

Defendant pleaded guilty, and said had been eight years in the army.

He was bound over under the First Offenders Act.