Examples of robbery in a Sentence
a series of armed robberies
They foiled a bank robbery.
He is charged with attempted robbery.
She was arrested for robbery.
Recent Examples of robbery from the Web
Strenger had previously been convicted in 2012 of a felony charge of attempted aggravated robbery and was sentenced to 30 months of probation and community service, court records show.
A Jackson County jury in March found Verge guilty on two counts of second-degree murder, four counts of armed criminal action and single counts of robbery and assault.
Elliott Scott Grizzle, 46, was convicted in March of first-degree murder, residential burglary and two counts of robbery in connection with the May 11, 2016 incident.
Council, 32, stole more than $15,000 in the Conway robbery.
Then several players were arrested for robberies, landing three athletes in prison.
Prosecutors said Robinson and Young were in on the robbery together, parking their car in a fire lane for a quick getaway from Macy’s.
The biggest drop was in robberies (one this year versus eight last year).
Cobbs was one of five people believed involved in the 6 p.m. Tuesday armed robbery at The Cellular Connection on Ridge Road in Munster, a Verizon dealership, according to information in federal court records.
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First Known Use of robbery
Synonymslarceny, theft, stealing, thievery
Related Wordsburglary, housebreaking; embezzlement, embezzling, graft, misapplication, misappropriation, peculation; petit larceny, petty larceny; filching, pilferage, pilfering, purloining, shoplifting; abduction, carjacking, hijacking (also highjacking), kidnapping (also kidnaping), shanghaiing; despoilment, despoliation, looting, pillage, plundering, rapine, spoliation; poaching, rustling; black marketeering, smuggling; banditry, piracy
ROBBERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of robbery for English Language Learners
: the crime of stealing money or property : the crime of robbing a person or place
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