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POLICE are hunting an armed robber who left staff terrified in two hold-ups just 30 minutes apart.
Hold-ups have come a long way since the days when you had to endlessly hitch them up if you didn't want the Nora Batty effect, while the return of toe-less tights means that perfectly pedicured feet won't go unnoticed.
The hold-ups appeared well planned and executed over a large area, indicating considerable discipline for such young suspects, said Ray Corrado, a Simon Fraser University criminologist in Bur naby.
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A19 was praised for having no major hold-ups and giving 'no stress'
The new Enhanced Customer Response Unit (ECRU) will save time and money and reduce hold-ups for motorists
The plan was always to head to straight to Cheltenham, and Skelton said: "Al Ferof's really well, we've had no hold-ups and hopefully he has a massive chance.
Similarly, 122,800 vehicles without number plates, unauthorised and tinted glasses were impounded during the hold-ups. Taking action against the display of arms, 2,851 cases were registered while 189 weapons were confiscated during the operation.
One of the hold-ups happened near 20th Avenue and Patterson Street, while the other occurred near a sorority house in the 800 block of East 15th Avenue.
We only got a 2-2 draw, didn't qualify and I'd missed the first half anyway due to hold-ups around Newport.
It's also better for business, as the constant hold-ups are costly for them.
There was yet more morning misery for passengers yesterday with hold-ups into major London stations as well as severe disruption to Eurostar services.
I was sceptical about their ability to provide an adequate service given that, in my experience of the above routes, buses can often be late due to traffic hold-ups. Two weeks ago I arrived in Memorial Park at 9.40am, needing to be at the sports centre ready to play at 10.15am.