armed robbery

noun

: robbery while carrying a gun or other weapon

Examples of armed robbery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Advertisement The California State Park Police didn’t arrest Laube, who was on probation for his role in an armed robbery in L.A. County. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 5 Apr. 2024 Salinas is a registered felon following an armed robbery conviction in 2018, and thus charged with an additional count of misconduct involving weapons. The Arizona Republic, 1 Apr. 2024 He was charged with vehicular carjacking with a firearm as well as armed robbery and kidnapping, police said in the statement. Samira Asma-Sadeque, Peoplemag, 29 Mar. 2024 New Mexico State Police issued an arrest warrant for Smith, of Marion, South Carolina, on charges of first-degree murder, armed robbery, shooting at or from a vehicle, tampering with evidence, felon in possession of a firearm, unlawful taking of a vehicle, and criminal damage to property. Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 16 Mar. 2024 He is charged with first-degree rape and assault, armed robbery and five misdemeanors and is being held without bond at the Baltimore County Detention Center, according to court records. Dillon Mullan, Baltimore Sun, 15 Feb. 2024 Smith has a criminal history in South Carolina, including allegations of hostage taking, burglary and armed robbery, Weisler said. Doha Madani, NBC News, 17 Mar. 2024 New Mexico State police issued an arrest warrant for Smith on charges of first-degree murder, armed robbery, shooting at or from a motor vehicle, tampering with evidence, being a felon possessing a firearm, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and criminal damage to property. CBS News, 16 Mar. 2024 Brian Bower, a department spokesman who narrates throughout the briefing, said officers received a call from a pawn shop near 19th Avenue and Indian School Road to report an armed robbery involving a man and woman. The Arizona Republic, 23 Feb. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'armed robbery.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near armed robbery

Cite this Entry

“Armed robbery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/armed%20robbery. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

Legal Definition

armed robbery

see robbery

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!