purse snatcher

Translations

purse snatcher

n (US inf) → Handtaschendieb(in) m(f)

purse snatcher

[ˈpɜːsˌsnætʃəʳ] n (Am) → scippatore m
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A WOMAN bravely held on to her handbag after being targeted by a purse snatcher in Sunderland.
Lancaster police broke off pursuit of an alleged purse snatcher before the crash in neighboring Leominster.
A PROLIFIC shoplifter and purse snatcher barred from entering every store in Birmingham has been jailed for 16 months for her latest crime spree.
A PURSE snatcher told a court yesterday that her home had been robbed while she sat waiting for her case to start.
No police man or warden was there to come to my aid and even not any one among the shopkeepers or customers tried to catch the purse snatcher, said Robina Begum a working lady.
SPRINGFIELD - A suspected purse snatcher was captured Wednesday after he ran into the side of a passing truck while fleeing the scene of the alleged crime, police said.
A GOOD Samaritan awarded pounds 100 for chasing and arresting a purse snatcher has relived his moment of heroism.
A PURSE snatcher who preyed on a string of elderly women has been refused bail.
Purse snatcher nabbed after witness testimony highlights girth
Yet only moments later the purse snatcher was standing alongside a police squad car begging to be let in.
At the door to the hotel, a purse snatcher took off with Frankie Schwenk's purse.