robbery


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

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Having, for some reason or other, taken off his boots, the murderer carried them in his hand and placed them by the side of the parcel he had made,--by that time the robbery had been accomplished.
If we do not know yet how the murderer succeeded in getting away, we can at any rate see how he came in and committed the robbery.
He entered into explanations, for which there was no need, as to why he had been led to believe that a robbery had been committed, which included the simultaneous discovery he had made in the lavatory, and the empty precious cabinet in the laboratory.
If that key never left Mademoiselle Stangerson, the murderer must have waited for her in her room for the purpose of stealing it; and the robbery could not have been committed until after the attack had been made on her.
The robbery," said the reporter, "could only have been committed before the attack upon Mademoiselle Stangerson in her room.
Not only have I never learnt who the thief was, but I have never heard even a word of the object of the robbery, doubtless because, in order to defeat the plans of the person who had robbed me, I myself brought these two inventions before the public, and so rendered the robbery of no avail.
He warn't one of the family, at that time; and one night he was robbed of three hundred and twenty-seven guineas in a canvas bag, that was stole out of his bedrrom in the dead of night, by a tall man with a black patch over his eye, who had concealed himself under the bed, and after committing the robbery, jumped slap out of window: which was only a story high.
But, one morning, he walked into the bar, and taking out his snuffbox, says "Chickweed, I've found out who done this here robbery.
Of the total cases registered in all 22 Police Stations in Federal Capital during the period, 62 cases of murder were registered, 257 cases of theft, 92 cases of snatching and 101 cases of robbery were reported.
Two of the men - aged 29 and 28 years - from the Everton area, and a 29-year-old man of no fixed abode were arrested on Thursday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery.
But the virtually flat numbers in that category are much different than the commercial robbery statistics.
com)-- SafetySkills[R] in collaboration with Armed Robbery Training Associates (ARTA), LLC and the Canadian Armed Robbery Training Associates Inc.
TWO suspects will appear in court charged with conspiracy to commit robbery after a series of post offices were targeted.
The FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program defines robbery as the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.