What advice does Dogberry give to the watchmen regarding thieves in Act 3, Scene 3 in the play Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare?

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In Shakespeare’s classic comedy Much Ado About Nothing, Dogberry is a clownish constable introduced in Act 3 who gives the neighborhood watch some very suspect advice on how to conduct themselves. He tells them what to do in the event they come across a drunk or hear a crying baby, and he also shares his “wisdom” on how to respond should they come across a thief:

“If you meet a thief, you may suspect...

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