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CITY POLICE COURT.

(Before Messrs T. M. Wilkinson and J. Logan, J.P.8.) Breach of the Peace.— William Piljord and Matthew Banielt were charged with this offence. Both pleaded guilty.—Sergeantmajor Bevin stated that defendants, who were both of good character, had had a difference, and bad gone out to the belt near the Jubilee Park and fought it out.—Defendants were each fined 10s, and 4s Cd costs, with the alternative of forty-eight hours'. Both paid their fines with the utmost cheerfulness and left the Court apparently tho best of friends.

Indecent Assault. Foster Hunt was charged with having indecently assaulted a girl of seven years of age, on or about the 17th August last, The same offender was further charged with having committed a similar offence on the 17th October last. The accused was defended by Mr Chapman, and Detective Henderson conducted the prosecution.—After a great deal of evidence had been heard accused was committed for trial on both charges, bail being allowed—accused in LSO and two sureties of L 25 each, in each case.

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CITY POLICE COURT., Evening Star, Issue 8053, 1 November 1889

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CITY POLICE COURT. Evening Star, Issue 8053, 1 November 1889

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