It was the same with the gambling-house keeper and the poolroom man, and the same with any other man or woman who had a means of getting "graft," and was willing to pay over a share of it: the green-goods man and the highwayman, the pickpocket and the sneak thief
, and the receiver of stolen goods, the seller of adulterated milk, of stale fruit and diseased meat, the proprietor of unsanitary tenements, the fake doctor and the usurer, the beggar and the "pushcart man," the prize fighter and the professional slugger, the race-track "tout," the procurer, the white-slave agent, and the expert seducer of young girls.
But they have carried on regardless and one sneak thief
was even caught on camera trying on clothes from one bag of donations.
We went for lunch in the North Western Wetherspoons bar and while we were there a sneak thief
took my wife's bag.
SERIAL sneak thief
Derek Tate sank to a new low to steal nearly PS1,000 raised by church volunteers at their summer fair.
A SNEAK thief
crept into a house through an unlocked window and escaped with a laptop computer and a purse containing cash.
In October, 26 female pickpockets were nabbed, while no male sneak thief
Friday June 7: A sneak thief
had a shock when he came face to face with the householder who was in a bedroom S getting changed
WILL HOSKINS turned sneak thief
as he marked his Blades debut with the opening goal.
A CRUEL sneak thief
stole pension money from an 81-year-old woman as she shopped in Nuneaton town centre.
TELLY stars were targeted by a sneak thief
who rummaged through their dressing rooms while they were performing panto.
Det Chief Insp Andy Beard, from West Bromwich police, said: "It only takes seconds for a sneak thief
to take valuables if they are left insecure in this way.
A SNEAK thief
has stolen a pedigree Shih Tzu dog called Clive from a garden in Guisborough.