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Ligon was at one point held for evaluation in Eastern State Penitentiary, which opened in 1829 and once held Al Capone and bank robber Willie Sutton.
HE WAS LOCKED UP AT AGE 15. ALMOST SEVEN DECADES LATER, HE’S REENTERING AN UNFAMILIAR WORLD.KAREN HELLERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When Answer Man was a wee Answer Boy, a favorite game was cops and robbers.
CALL BOX OF DUTY: COPS REMEMBER THE CALL BOXES THAT KEPT THEM CONNECTEDJOHN KELLYJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Mini Cooper was a budget bijou performance car, a good 16 years before VW thought up the Golf GTI, beloved by rally drivers and celluloid bank robbers alike.
THE 2021 MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS GP: BONKERS, BUT TOO LITTLE FUNJONATHAN M. GITLINJANUARY 15, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Males have been observed fleeing the scene afterwards like a bank robber when the alarm is tripped.
HERE’S THE REAL STORY BEHIND ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S ‘THE BIRDS’TOM MCNAMARADECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It’s all very well catching a grasshopper twice your size—as the top predators, the robber flies, love doing—but then to have to deal with their long limbs flailing around while you’re trying to eat is tricky.
EVOLUTION MADE MOSQUITOS INTO STEALTHY, SENSITIVE VAMPIRESERICA MCALISTEROCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Probably the most interesting of them all is the great Robber-crab, which is found on certain islands of the Pacific.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Robber raids they called these wars which he waged for trumped-up pretexts.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
Erastus the Robber Duck held up his wings as high as possible, and tried to get them higher.
THE HOLLOW TREE SNOWED-INALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Erastus the Robber Duck started to run; but he was lost, and did not know which way to go.
THE HOLLOW TREE SNOWED-INALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO ROBBER

  • bandit
  • bruiser
  • criminal
  • crook
  • dealer
  • desperado
  • goon
  • hit person
  • hood
  • hoodlum
  • hooligan
  • mafioso
  • member of the family
  • mobster
  • pusher
  • racketeer
  • robber
  • ruffian
  • soldier
  • thug
  • tough
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