The Girl Detective and Warrington, her assistant, are ordered to run down the river pirates who are working along the waterfront. Disguised in boy's clothes, the girl sleuth enters a notorious dive, where she excites the admiration of Hogan and Donegal, leaders of a band of crooks, by the manner in which she picks Warrington's pocket. The crooks take a fancy to the "boy." Hogan introduces her to the rest of the gang. The Girl Detective thus learns that a schooner lying at one of the docks is to be boarded and part of the cargo stolen. After sending word to the police, the brave girl accompanies the band. The officers arrive while the gang is at work. The thieves entrap the police in the hold and make their escape. A moment's carelessness, however, results in the discovery of the girl sleuth's identity. The crooks carry her to their rendezvous. Knowing that the police will be on their trail at any moment, the crooks prepare to flee. Donegal plans to punish the Girl Detective for her ...
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Seventh episode in the Girl Detective 2-reel series. See more
Followed by The Trap Door