pickaxe


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a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends

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But when he tried to drive away, the worker armed himself with the pickaxe and raised it to strike the windscreen but instead smashed it into the bonnet, leaving it embedded.
A LIFEBOAT volunteer hit his father on the head with a pickaxe handle.
A KITCHEN knife, a pickaxe handle, a baseball bat and a weight bar all became weapons in one night of lurid threat and violence, a court heard.
ECHO Up to 50 calls were made to the show on Tuesday night after a TV reconstruction of the attacks featuring men armed with pickaxe handles and baseball bats.
A FIFTY-three-year-old Black Country man who threatened his ex with a pickaxe after their relationship turned "sour" has been spared prison.
They were in a car in the Happy Nest Chinese takeaway car park, next to the Hodcarrier pub in Coppice Road, Whitnash, near Leamington, when they were ambushed at 8.50pm on Thursday by three men in balaclavas wielding a shotgun and a pickaxe.
Leigh Dobson, 20, and his dad, Scott, 42, had faced charges of attempting to murder their victim with a knife and pickaxe handle.
A visit to the dentist can conjure up images of having your mouth attacked with a mini pickaxe and an oral hoover, and left tasting like a chemical waste ground.
Police said three men entered the house in Drogheda, Co Louth, and attacked him with a pickaxe and wooden handles.
The son, Elvis Taylor, was also accused of causing grievous bodily harm to a police constable whose arm was broken, allegedly when trying to fend off a pickaxe handle.
'What excuse is there for going out to the countryside armed with hammers and pickaxe handles?
I didn't wear one because if you are swinging a pickaxe or a sledgehammer they are very restrictive" - Onetime TV celebrity gardener Charlie Dimmock (pictured).
THE best man at a wedding was jailed for attacking a guest with a pickaxe after he made a joke to the groom.
PATRICK Lussier's gore-laden remake of the 1981 Canadian slasher flick about a pickaxe wielding serial killer with a penchant for extracting human hearts, spares no expense with the fake blood.
Stewart denies assaulting Docherty at the fruitmarket in Blochairn, Glasgow, attempting to run her over and threatening her with a pickaxe. The trial continues.