bag-snatcher

Translations

bag-snatcher

nHandtaschendieb(in) m(f)

bag-snatcher

[ˈbægˌsnætʃəʳ] n (Brit) → scippatore/trice
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A 15-YEAR-OLD boy and his friends followed a Coventry bag-snatcher and called the police to tip them off about where he had gone.
NEWS: Bag-snatcher Carl Farrell, of South Shields, has been jailed for three years for attacking two lone women in the space of 30 minutes.
A SERIAL bag-snatcher who preyed on elderly women and caused the death of a Birmingham pensioner after mugging her on her doorstep has been jailed.
She said that as soon as she saw the bag-snatcher racing towards her, she stuck her foot out and brought him to the ground.
5 years ago A STUDENT was hailed a hero after catching a bag-snatcher in a busy town centre.
Research from Churchill Home Insurance shows one in five women has been a victim of a bag-snatcher and one in 20 had their bag stolen in the past 12 months.
A PROLIFIC bag-snatcher was given extra jail time after CCTV put him in the frame as the thief who grabbed pounds 18,000 worth of cash and goods from train passengers.
During a brief trial period, PC Ronan spotted a known bag-snatcher from his new vantage point and ejected him from the mall before he could cause mischief.
A WOULD-BE bag-snatcher was left counting his bruises after being beaten up by his 91-year-old victim.
The police said the suspect, Hideyuki Taura, is a habitual bag-snatcher who allegedly told investigators that he has snatched bags so many times that he does not remember how many times he has done.
A teenage bag-snatcher who targeted vulnerable pensioners was finally caught after five have-a-go-heroes gave chase and carried out a citizen's arrest.
Merryl Roberts,of Flint, snapped his lower leg as he jumped over a fence in hot pursuit of the teenage bag-snatcher.