purse snatcher

Translations

purse snatcher

n (US inf) → Handtaschendieb(in) m(f)

purse snatcher

[ˈpɜːsˌsnætʃəʳ] n (Am) → scippatore m
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MULTAN -- The police arrested a purse snatcher gang and recovered valuables here on Sunday.
A 31-year-old man was injured early on Tuesday while trying to catch a purse snatcher on a moped who was getting away after robbing a woman on Limassol's coastal road.
The street was clear, and while I won't speak for my friend, the would-be purse snatcher didn't have to worry about me catching him.
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.
The plucky lady grabbed her bag and a tussle ensued, ending when the would-be purse snatcher walked briskly away and out the east side exit of that repository of knowledge and wisdom.
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.
The now infamous F-35 Lightning JSF should more appropriately be dubbed the F-35 Purse Snatcher. Its major accomplishment--as the most expensive weapons system ever undertaken--is pilfering the public purse at lightning speed.
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.