Shepherd’s Bush Shopkeeper & Burglar, Bertha Cruch, who Greeted Detectives with a Smile

The following article appeared in the Belfast Telegraph on 31st July 1924: ‘A young and attractive woman, whom the police consider the most extraordinary woman burglar of modern times, was sentenced to fourteen months’ imprisonment at the Middlesex Quarter Sessions yesterday. She is Bertha Cruch, a married woman with two children. She is a veritable Continue reading