Crime reporting

This selection includes articles about crime from newspapers of past centuries - some of which are still in circulation today.

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Theft of a gold watch

Attempted Murder by Suffragettes

The Police Gazette

Police Sergeant charged with assault

Cheap Literature and Juvenile Crime

Is Murder the Easiest Crime?

The Great London Silver Robbery

Is he the Whitechapel murderer?