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EXTENSIVE JEWELLERY ROBBERIES.

Detectives have at last got on the tracks of burglars who during the laet six weeks have committed a eerier of extensive robberies in Perth. The detectives noticed two men digging on an unfrequented part of the Swan bank, near the Esplanade, and subsequently arrested them at a, lodging house on a charge k>l being unlawfully in possession of money. Pursuing the researches on the Swan bank, the detectives dug up a plant of jewellery of the estimated value of £.700. The first parcel brought to light wae gold, partly smelted, weighing 45az.; then a smoke-blackened tin billy filled with gold chains, diamond rings, jewelled brooches, and bracelets, wae found. The next -was a parcel of jewellery battered out of recognition, with precious stones mingled in a crushed mass. iPart of the booty was obtained when K.osenwax'e pawnshop was burgled several -weeks ago, and at the robbery of the house of Mr. Alec Monger, from which JE6OO> -worth of jewellery was etolen.

Rosenwax has identified some of the jewellery as his property. The police believe that part of the booty represents proceeds of burglaries in the eastern States.

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EXTENSIVE JEWELLERY ROBBERIES. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 63, 15 March 1909

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