• Belfast Between The Wars

ACCUSED GIVEN A CHANCE

Belfast Telegraph, Friday 22nd February 1929


In the Belfast Custody Court to-day, Joseph Collins, who gave his address as Druse Street, was charged with the larceny, by means of a trick, of a dinner suit, dress shirt, bow tie, and a pair of shoes, the property of James Elliott, Ann Street.


It was stated that the accused, after hiring the articles for a dance, attempted to pawn them.


Constable Stoddart said the accused belonged to Armagh, where he was wanted by the police on another charge.


Prisoner was given a chance, his sister entering into bail for his good behaviour.


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