Robbery at Skegness

Skegness.—A robbery took place at this place on Thursday the 12th inst, on the premises of Mrs. Guiley.

The thieves forced an entrance at the window, and took away a watch and some silver spoons.

On the same night they entered the house of Mrs. Taylor, confectioner, and stole several tarts, bottles of comfits, peppermints.

The robbers were pursued and captured not far from Horncastle: they proved to be two travelling sweeps, man and boy: part of the stolen property was found upon them.

Source: Stamford Mercury – Friday 20 June 1845

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