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
Reynosa, a border city, is rife with kidnappings and robbery, Fierro said.
Gadson, charged with assault and robbery, remained at large Tuesday.
The trailer for King of Thieves, James Marsh’s dramatic retelling of the U.K.'s famed Hatton Garden robbery, was also screened, alongside footage from family title Mia and the White Lion.
They are both charged with three counts of felony murder, one count of murder with special circumstances, first-degree robbery, arson and one count of home invasion.
When they’re called to the scene of a bank robbery, the boys (Dwayne Cameron plays the son-in-law) quickly find their lives in danger.
Both Goff and Brock was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault, robbery, burglary and weapons offenses.
In the almost 50 years that have passed since the robbery, theories as to its whereabouts have run rampant.
Published in March, Hinton’s book tells of his conviction for killing two fast-food restaurant workers during separate robberies, and his decades spent on death row.
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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
ROBBERY Defined for Kids
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