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

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Dubai: Dubai Police has arrested two gangs who were planning to commit armed robberies on two money transfer vehicle in the emirate, police said on Monday.
Hicks, 25, was allegedly involved in at least four armed robberies with his girlfriend, (http://www.
The performance of as many as eleven police stations remained unsatisfactory as four armed robberies and five motorcycle theft cases registered during last four days in Abbottabad.
Detectives made two further arrests on Wednes W - day in connection with the armed robberies.
There were 47 armed robberies of people or stores in October -- the most seen this year.
Summary: The discovery of a body of a Syrian man in north Lebanon and three armed robberies topped Thursday's police reports.
BRUSSELS, Dec 18 (KUNA) -- The number of armed robberies in the Netherlands has fallen by 30 percent over the past three year after a task force was formed in 2009, Dutch media reported on Tuesday.
Reilly, who used wigs, false beards, moustaches, sideburns and hats to alter his appearance and hide distinctive scarring on his left cheek, had pleaded guilty to seven armed robberies, one attempted arm robbery and seven counts of possession of a firearm at Lewes Crown Court in January.
Two armed robberies, possibly by the same gun-wielding man on a bicycle, hit Eugene on Sunday.
During 1979, members of the force's Robbery Squad were seconded to London to help combat the serious incidents of armed robberies occurring throughout the country.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Interior Ministry investigations assert that the recent armed robberies in Iraq aimed to finance al-Qaeda in Iraq, according to undersecretary of interior ministry.
Pirate attacks and armed robberies off the Somali coast have been threatening fishing boats and humanitarian aid shipments in recent months.
Even as national statistics for bank robbery appear to be dropping nationwide, the $660 million CoastHills Federal Credit Union still uses mock attacks to prepare its staff for the worst sort of armed robberies.
A COVENTRY man has appeared in court accused of committing four armed robberies in the city in the space of two hours.
Police refused to confirm that the operation in Kenwood Road, Ely, was connected to two armed robberies which occurred in South Wales on Thursday.