Examples of thief in a Sentence
A thief took my purse.
a thief has been stealing wallets and valuables from the lockers at the gym
Recent Examples of thief from the Web
Bridgeport police have released a video of a nonchalant package thief in hopes the public can identify her.
Just over 24 hours earlier, thieves smashes into a Harris County courthouse annex early Friday and swiped an ATM from the lobby.
Attempted theft, Seabury Avenue: A resident reported her husband had scared off two would be thieves trying to steal a couch off of their front porch April 28.
Earlier this week, Carrollton police officer Kip Daily, a former KSU defensive back, ran down and arrested a purse thief on his very first day on the job.
In 1969, thieves allegedly linked to the Sicilian Mafia cut the painting out of its frame in the middle of the night at Palermo’s Church of San Lorenzo.
Undercover investigators posed as thieves online and met with Azar on Thursday to sell him supposedly stolen Legos, police said.
Kids are establishing online footprints earlier and earlier, which helps identity thieves gain access to their information.
At one point, deputized by the sheriff, Braun was known to have had several encounters with a petty thief named Richard Hickock, who, along with Perry Smith, was later convicted and put to death for the 1959 Clutter family murders in Kansas.
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Definition of thief for English Language Learners
: a person who steals something
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