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Synonyms for balaclava

a cap that is close-fitting and woolen and covers all of the head but the face

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He was wearing a black balaclava and scarf over his face and a brown top.
A BLACK wool balaclava and a pair of muddy trainers were found at the home of one of five Coventry men accused of faking the robbery of a delivery van containing pounds 20,000 worth of parcels.
As she approached the security van, a man dressed in all black and wearing a black balaclava charged towards her in a threatening manner and snatched the cash box which contained a quantity of money, mainly in coins.
He was wearing a grey bomber jacket and a woollen balaclava which had thick white and dark stripes.
Three men dressed in dark clothing with balaclavas and armed with hammers threatened staff.
He said: "Both were wearing balaclavas and one was armed with a machete.
In nearby undergrowth police found two rolled up balaclavas wrapped around a black imitation handgun.
The raid, which happened shortly after 3am on Monday, comes just days after three men in balaclavas struck at Nuneaton Bowling Club on Thursday night.
Sgt Ian Tipton, of Stoney Stanton Road police, said: "A group of men in balaclavas went into the store and attempted to remove a cash register from the counter, and a member of staff put up a fight to retain the cash register and eventually the group dropped it and ran out of the shop.
Cops have now declared an amnesty on balaclavas and want owners to hand them in at the local police station.
Three intruders, wearing balaclavas and carrying hammers, went into Gomersal Cricket Club at Oxford Road, Gomersal, at midnight on Sunday.
THREE men wearing black boiler suits and balaclavas were behind an armed raid at a petrol station, police have revealed.
Two men wearing balaclavas jumped out of a black Volkswagen Golf VR6 and smashed the front window of Diggles Jewellery on Allerton Road,Allerton,Liverpool, at around 9.
Two gunmen wearing balaclavas burst in around 3am, poured fuel over two workers and demanded the safe keys.
THREE armed raiders wearing balaclavas stormed into the bar area of the Shilton Arms pub brandishing a gun and crowbars.