How to use Robberies in a sentence

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  • Several of their highway robberies were carried out in the Lenton area.

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  • From profiting by robberies in which he had no share, Wild naturally came to arrange robberies himself, and he devised and controlled a huge organization, which plundered London and its approaches wholesale.

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  • We might not get the gangbangers, car jackings and armed robberies like the big cities but we sure have our share of domestics.

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  • Economic distress increased the number of highway robberies, these in turn lamed commercial intercourse.

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  • In the XXIst Dynasty, when tomb robberies were rife and most of their valuables had been stolen, the royal mummies were removed from place to place and at last deposited for safety in the tomb of Amenophis II.

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  • Unsolved murders, robberies, burglaries and all matter of crimes occurred daily but Howie turned a deaf ear to expanded involvement.

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  • Mutinies occurred, it is true, during the next few weeks in Kronstadt and Sevastopol, and in December there was streetfighting for several days in Moscow, but such serious disorders were speedily suppressed, and thereafter the revolutionary manifestations were confined to mass meetings, processions with red flags, attempts on the lives of officials and policemen, robberies under arms and agrarian disturbances.

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  • His real name was Michele Pezza, and he was born of low parentage at Itri; he had committed many murders and robberies in the Terra di Lavoro, but by good luck combined with audacity he always escaped capture, whence his name of Fra Diavolo, popular superstition having invested him with the characters of a monk and a demon, and it seems that at one time he actually was a monk.

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  • The robberies were carried out in a clinical, ruthless fashion, using revolvers and sawn off shotguns.

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  • Which could explain a spate of grave robberies in Shaanxi province.

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  • Of course, being young, the thieves were also caught bragging about their robberies.

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  • People working as convenience store clerks may be vulnerable to armed robberies.

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  • Reality cameras captured her arrest for her role in a string of Hollywood robberies.

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  • Much of the action of the show centered around Alexis' fight to clear her name in the so-called "Bling Ring" string of robberies.

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  • According to the charges, Alexis was part of a group of wealthy Hollywood young adults who committed a series of robberies in the homes of the rich and famous.

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  • They speedily relapsed into crime; their numbers, as the years passed, became so great and their depredations so serious, especially in garrotte robberies, that a cry of indignation was raised against the system, which led to its arraignment before a select committee of the House of Commons in 1863.

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  • In those days victims of robberies constantly compounded with felonies and paid blackmail to thieves, promising not to prosecute on the restitution of a portion of the stolen property.

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  • The first constables appointed were 3000 in number, who, when sworn in, enjoyed all the powers of the old constables under the common law, for preserving the peace, preventing robberies and other felonies, and apprehending offenders.

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  • The Baluch is still essentially a robber and a raider (a trait which is common to all tribes), and the history of Baluchistan is nothing but a story of successful robberies, of lawless rapine and bloodshed, for which plunder and devastation were accounted a worthy and honourable return.

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  • But this was not a "peaceful" advancement, for it was only in the king's patronage by reason of the temporalities of the see of Ely having been seized into the king's hands the year before, on account of the bishop being implicated in certain murders and robberies, which he denied, contesting the king's action in the papal court.

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