- Published: 10 September 2009 10 September 2009
Tied to a sapling and robbed
1868 Queensland Police Gazette page 68
On 30th July last, Henry Aldridge, and others, were stopped on the Yabber road, by two armed offenders, who tied them to a sapling and robbed them of 20 pounds cash, 1 pair of water-tight boots, 1 saddle, 1 cabbage-tree hat, bound round crown with velvet ribbon, nicked on edges. Description, First-aged about 35, 5 feet 6 or 7 inches high, little or no hair about face, stout build, dark complexion, thick neck, bull dog appearance. Second- aged 23 to 25, 5 feet 10 inches high, dark complexion, squint in one eye. (Podgy Trowden and Joseph Blake, since apprehended by Yabber Police, for committing above offence. Remanded to Gympie. Committed for trial).
10th August, 1868.
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