smash-and-grab


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smash-and-grab

adj
informal of or relating to a robbery in which a shop window is broken and the contents removed
Translations

smash-and-grab (raid)

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smash-and-grab

[ˌsmæʃəndˈgræb] adj (fam) smash-and-grab robberyfurto con scasso della vetrina
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Police arrested two men on Monday evening in connection with a smash-and-grab at a Limassol bar in the early hours of Monday morning.
Aurora police are looking for burglars who rammed a car into the Versace store at Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora and stole merchandise in a "smash-and-grab" Monday morning.
In 2017, there were more than 23,000 crimes committed in London using motorcycles, including smash-and-grab robberies, high-value street raids and mobile phone theft.
Hornady's new Rapid Vehicle safe, which uses RFID technology and also a keypad for convenient access, employs an inflatable bladder to conform to your vehicle's interior and a security cable to prevent smash-and-grab thefts, the most common way criminals steal guns from vehicles.
A SMASH-AND-GRAB robber who smashed the windscreen of a pensioner's car while stopped at traffic lights has been jailed for five years.
Berwick boss John Coughlin reckons his players pulled off a smash-and-grab act.
A MEMBER of the Flying Squad was in a serious condition in hospital last night after being run down when officers thwarted a smash-and-grab robbery at a luxury watch store in London's West End.
PLAID Cymru has warned Labour is plotting to use Brexit as an excuse for a smash-and-grab raid on farm payments.
SMASH-AND-GRAB thieves raided a jewellery store in the centre of Brighouse in broad daylight yesterday afternoon.
SMASH-and-grab raiders captured on camera using a JCB to steal a cash machine were caught after dropping cigarette butts at the scene.
Sharjah: A man has been arrested for a string of smash-and-grab break-ins at shops in the emirate, police said on Thursday.