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Times (London)
16 January 1889

REPORTED CAPTURE OF "JACK THE RIPPER."

PARIS, Jan. 15.

ThePetit Journal publishes a telegram from Tunis, of yesterday's date, stating that the police there have captured a band of robbers and assassins, and that several suspicious circumstances give rise to the supposition that the London murderer known as "Jack the Ripper" is among the number. The arrest caused great excitement. The British Consul demanded to see the man in custody, and immediately afterwards telegraphed to the authorities in London.

Three examining magistrates are permanently sitting.

MIDNIGHT.

A telegram received here from Tunis to-night states that no importance is attached to the rumour of the capture of "Jack the Ripper" published by the Petit Journal this morning. The report in question arose from the fact that among the robbers recently captured by the Tunis police was a British subject named Gray.


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