armed and dangerous


: carrying a weapon and likely to try to kill someone
The police say that the escaped convict is armed and dangerous.

Examples of armed and dangerous in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anyone who locates the suspects should call 911 and not try to approach them as they are considered armed and dangerous, police said. Harriet Ramos, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 11 May 2024 The Sheriff's Office's SWAT team was serving a search warrant for an armed and dangerous person around 2 a.m. near Ellsworth Road and Main Street when the man shot at deputies and barricaded himself in a home, the Sheriff's Office said. Kira Caspers, The Arizona Republic, 21 Mar. 2024 Twelve shell casings and one projectile were also located at the scene, Lemma said Authorities are searching for the green Acura and the occupants should be considered armed and dangerous, the sheriff said. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 12 Apr. 2024 The Maysville Police Department told residents on its Facebook page Thursday the suspect could be in the area and was armed and dangerous. Courtney King and Jessica Schmidt, The Enquirer, 29 Mar. 2024 Police described her as armed and dangerous and asked the public to be on the lookout for her and her Toyota 4Runner. Nicole Acosta, Peoplemag, 22 Feb. 2024 A day before the shootout, the Fontana Police Department said Anthony fatally shot his wife and was considered armed and dangerous. Liam Quinn, Peoplemag, 4 Apr. 2024 Officials warned that Rucker should be considered armed and dangerous. Sarah Al-Arshani, USA TODAY, 2 Apr. 2024 The suspect is considered armed and dangerous, police said. Landon Mion, Fox News, 17 Mar. 2024

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“Armed and dangerous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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