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The contractor turned out to have a criminal record, including convictions for armed robbery and drug offenses, according to the report.
VA SECRETARY FOCUSED ON SMEARING WOMAN WHO SAID SHE WAS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED IN A VA HOSPITAL, PROBE FINDSBY ISAAC ARNSDORFDECEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
He said a co-worker who witnessed the shooting told him that the gunman announced a robbery but shot his father in the head before taking his wallet and fleeing.
POLICE ARREST SUSPECT IN FATAL SHOOTING OF CONSTRUCTION WORKER IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTONPETER HERMANNDECEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A 17-year-old Leonardtown male was arrested and charged with armed robbery, robbery, and first- and second-degree assault.
SOUTHERN MARYLAND CRIME REPORTNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A 37-year-old Lexington Park man was arrested and charged with armed robbery, robbery, and first- and second-degree assault.
SOUTHERN MARYLAND CRIME REPORTNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Baghdasaryan, going by the nickname Svo Raf, would spend 34 years — more than half his life — behind bars for theft, robbery, hooliganism and drugs.
THE MOBSTER WHO BROUGHT ARMENIA AND AZERBAIJAN TOGETHER … IN DEATHFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 9, 2020OZY
The brief spells of freedom when he wasn’t incarcerated were spent plotting robberies.
THE MOBSTER WHO BROUGHT ARMENIA AND AZERBAIJAN TOGETHER … IN DEATHFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 9, 2020OZY
Robbery is supposed to have been the motive, and suspicion points in half-a-dozen directions.
THE RIDDLE OF THE MYSTERIOUS LIGHTMARY E. HANSHEW
To the left of the chief is the justice's clerk; and behind the bench is a placard, 'Robbery and Murder.
ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. FIRST VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
Robbery and public plunder were rampant in the State capital.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
Robbery of women was practiced not only by the ancient Jews, but practically by all nations of antiquity.
WOMAN AND SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
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WORDS RELATED TO ROBBERY

  • burglary
  • crime
  • lift
  • misappropriation
  • pilfering
  • pinch
  • robbery
  • steal
  • stealing
  • thievery
  • thieving
  • touch
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