bag-snatching

bag-snatching

n
Brit theft that involves snatching women's handbags
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bag-snatching

[ˈbægˌsnætʃɪŋ] Ntirón m (de bolsos)

bag-snatching

[ˈbægˌsnætʃɪŋ] n (Brit) → scippo
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The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday charged two young adults over 'theft with aggravating circumstances', following their bag-snatching activity which resulted in a death.
TWO teenagers who went on a bag-snatching spree have lost appeals against 12-month jail sentences.
BAG-snatching, shoplifting and pickpocketing have all soared as millions are left behind by the economic recovery.
Despite intensified patrolling by the Sharjah Police near ATMs, shopping centres and commercial outlets, 15 bag-snatching incidents were reported during this holy month of Ramadan and Eid holiday, raising serious security concerns among residents in the emirate.
Detective Sergeant Gareth Morgan of Bridgend CID said: "The chances of you becoming a victim of bag-snatching, pickpocketing or purse theft are low.
Police say they want to curb a menacing escalation of bag-snatching by crooks using bikes for a quick getaway.
In a bid to raise money they try to fail to execute a series of crimes, from shoplifting to bag-snatching and car-jacking.
Five bag-snatching robberies by two men on a mini-motorcycle hit Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture Thursday night.
A BAG-SNATCHING cyclist who preyed on elderly women was jailed for five years yesterday.
There were also 46,000 bag-snatching cases, 2.4 times the number five years ago.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Police has called on people to take measures to prevent becoming victims of 'bag-snatching' after a man was killed in such an incident in the capital on Saturday.
Summary: SHARJAH - A series of bag-snatching cases during the last two years has raised serious concern among residents in Sharjah.