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Synonyms for holdup

the condition or fact of being made late or slow

the act or crime of taking another's property unlawfully and by force

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In that holdup, a suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money after handing a teller a note demanding cash, according to police.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad police on Monday conducted general holdup in the city and impounded seven vehicles and 72 motorcycles in different police stations for being driven without authentic documents, police spokesman said on Monday.
According to the Effect of Fibre Number and Effect of Crowding Factor sections, gas holdup decreases with increasing [N.
The actual aim of the general holdup is to maintain law and order situation in the capital and to curb the criminals' activities.
One robber fired a shot at an owner of the Granicy Square feed store during the holdup, but no one was injured, deputies said.
After that holdup, authorities found a toy gun in the abandoned Oldsmobile Cutlass, which had been stolen, along with some cash marked by a red dye packet that exploded in the stolen money, but they could not locate the robbers.
On Tuesday, shoppers said they weren't worried about their safety and described Sunday's holdup as an isolated incident.
VAN NUYS - Hysterical parents grabbed their children, and customers dove for cover Sunday when an attempted armored car holdup at a Costco store turned into a shootout, leaving one man dead and three seriously injured.
holdup at California Federal Bank, 742 Foothill Blvd.
MOORPARK - A night manager at the McDonald's restaurant on New Los Angeles Avenue is scheduled to be arraigned today on armed robbery charges in a holdup at the restaurant, authorities said Monday.
Evon Haddad, 37, told the federal court jury that she heard machine- gun fire from her second-story window and saw a heavily armed man run from a car about 30 minutes after the holdup and shootout Feb.
Monday's holdup occurred when a salesman hailed a cab in the L.
VENTURA - A 57-year-old Mission Hills man pleaded not guilty to robbery and attempted murder charges in connection with the holdup of a Simi Valley bank earlier this month.
He and his cousin were charged with the holdup of a Canyon Country Citibank branch.
2 takeover-style holdup of a Canyon Country CitiBank branch at 19100 Soledad Canyon Road.