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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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.
The post Jewellery smash-and-grab in a pickup appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Sharjah: A man has been arrested for a string of smash-and-grab break-ins at shops in the emirate, police said on Thursday.
CHELSEA proved they were the team for the big occasion in last season's Premier League and that should stand them in good stead for another smash-and-grab raid at the Etihad Stadium today.
THOUSANDS of pounds' worth of jewellery have been stolen from a city shop in a smash-and-grab theft.
SHOCKED shoppers looked on yesterday as an armed motorbike gang tore through a shopping centre on a smash-and-grab raid.
Summary: A pensioner has been praised for his bravery after he helped foil a smash-and-grab robbery by sledgehammer-wielding thugs.