|Title ID||8436||Collection ID||1196|
|Title||The Arrest of a Pickpocket|
|Theme||Early film in the South East|
|Keywords||Men Urban Areas Uniforms Law Enforcement|
|Format||Black & White Silent|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
A gentleman, mob and policeman are embroiled in a fight in this 1895 film produced by Robert Paul, a version of "The Arrest of a Pickpocket" of 1895.
A gentleman is walking with an umbrella when he is jumped by a gang. They push him to the floor and start to beat him. A policeman arrives and all five men struggle in a heap on the ground, the policeman waving his baton.