sneak thief

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Synonyms for sneak thief

a thief who steals without using violence

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He is an opportunist sneak thief who went in to take anything he could find.
A SNEAK thief has stolen an elderly woman's handbag from her Nuneaton home.
A SNEAK thief has stolen John Lennon's famous round glasses off a statue at the airport bearing his name.
RESIDENTS in Bromsgrove were today warned to be on their guard after a sneak thief stole pounds 600 from the bedroom of an elderly man while he was outside gardening.
But it relies on companies not treating it as a way of dipping into customers' bank accounts like a sneak thief.
Police are hunting this suspected sneak thief who raided a school.
POLICE are hunting a sneak thief within their own ranks.
The culprit was finally caught by BBC security staff who, showing a slight sense-of-humour failure, manhandled the sneak thief back to the studio.
Eileen, 44, thought a sneak thief had struck, but was astonished when bosses confessed it was an employee in the shop's dry cleaning department.
Another shows the North East American Football team, when they came to County Durham and had their pants pinched by a sneak thief.
A SNEAK thief has stolen a piece of Hibs history during a tour of the club's ground.
LIVERSEDGE: March 21: A sneak thief nipped in through an open front door at a house in Lee Street, Knowler Hill, and stole a mobile phone from a kitchen table.
A SNEAK thief who repeatedly targeted city businesses urged a judge to help him.
POLICE are hunting a sneak thief who targeted an elderly woman in South Tyneside.
RESIDENTS are being reminded to keep their doors locked after a sneak thief stole a handbag from a Coventry home.