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BOUND, GAGGED AND ROBBED.

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BOUND, GAGGED AND ROBBED. I Miss Margaret Leyland, an elderly lady, of •Tulketh-road, Ashton-on-Kibble, related at the Preston Police-court on Monday how she was gagged, bound, and robbed. A well-dressed youth named William Sumner, aged eighteen, was charged with stealing from her a gold watch, valued six guineas, and a sovereign, and with attempting- to strangle her. Prosecutrix, who seemed very weak, said pri- soner, who was a distant relative of hers, called at her house, and said her daughter had sent him for a geography book which she had left in a bedroom. Sumner followed her into the kitchen, seized her by the throat, and thrust a handkerchief into her mouth, dislodging a tooth, and cutting her lips. Then, placing her face downwards, he tied her hands and feet with stout cord, and ransacked the house. Whilst prisoner was upstairs witness released a hand, secured a knife, cut the cords, and ran screaming into the street. Accused, who denied the charge, was com- mitted for trial, bail being refused.

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