Definition of 'armed robbery'
Example sentences containing 'armed robbery'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Four men and a woman were arrested last year in connection with a series of armed robberies in the region. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He served a long prison sentence in the 1970s for armed robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The dossier was opened for attempted murder and armed robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He had failed to appear before a judge to answer charges of armed robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Figures also show a drop in the number of armed robberies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When a musician is wrongly accused of armed robbery, his life crumbles around him. The Sun (2008)Now he has been jailed for 13 years for armed robbery. The Sun (2014)There is no warning about armed robberies, and the spokesman could not say whether such crimes were increasing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Following an armed robbery in which a man was shot, they spend hours sitting in their cars protecting cash delivery vans. Times, Sunday Times (2012)COPS who refused to call a man wanted for armed robbery a suspect in case it harmed his human rights backtracked yesterday. The Sun (2014)Hire cars are increasingly being used by criminal gangs to ferry contraband around the country and commit armed robberies, senior police officers have confirmed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He presided over the historic'no jury' trial after the previous three trials for the armed robbery collapsed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was shot dead by police before his 20th birthday, allegedly resisting arrest in connection with an investigation into an armed robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I met their father in prison when he was doing time for armed robbery; we're no longer together. Times, Sunday Times (2009)From armed robbery to police corruption, the gripping tale exposes the lives of the two men, and the disturbing legacy left for their sons. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has spent nearly half his 47 years in prison after committing dozens of armed robberies and attacks on prison officers, but now runs a security firm. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'armed robbery'
Used Occasionally. armed robbery is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of armed robbery from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.