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  • n  a cap that is close-fitting and woolen and covers all of the head but the face

  • Instead, the 59-year-old, his voice cracking, announced that gun-toting, balaclava-masked terrorists were using his face as target practice.
  • Across the French border, a stocky, handsome Catalonian, his head wound in a woolen balaclava against the biting Pyrenees winds, led a small band through a high mountain pass .
  • Out of the choppers came a team of hired commandos in blue uniforms and white gloves, their heads covered by black balaclava helmets.
News & Articles

  • Thief uses sawed off shotgun to rob Pandora's Boxxx in Batavia
    A mask-wearing man carrying a sawed-off shot gun robbed Pandora's Boxxx, an adult video and novelty store, as a clerk was preparing to close last night, according to the Sheriff's Office. The suspect is described as a white male, about 5' 9" tall and weighing more than 200 pounds. He was wearing a camouflage balaclava over his head and dark clothing. He was last seen on foot running through the ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Batavian
  • Thief uses sawed off shotgun to rob Pandora's Box in Batavia
    A mask-wearing man carrying a sawed-off shot gun robbed Pandora's Box Novelty Store as a clerk was preparing to close the store last night, according to the Sheriff's Office. The suspect is described as a white male, about 5' 9" tall and weighing more than 200 lbs. He was wearing a camouflage balaclava over his head and dark clothing. He was last seen on foot running through the parking lot of ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Batavian
Quotes

  • Dolores Kelly in BBC News
    We had two teams of canvassers in Kilwilkie and I did notice a crowd of young fellas in a car pull up,said Mrs Kelly. "They drove off again so I thought nothing of it until I heard someone say my name and saw a young man in a balaclava,...
  • Julia Gillard in The Age
    Ms Gillard, referring to the West Gate Bridge dispute, said: "I am sure you were appalled to read of dangerous car chases across Melbourne : involving car loads of balaclava-wearing people, criminal damage to vehicles resulting in arrests, threats...
  • Alexander Downer in Sydney Morning Herald
    Obviously you have his voice, visually he has a balaclava on so that will be extremely difficult (to visually identify him) but experts will be having a look at that,Mr Downer said. "He certainly speaks fluent English, he could be British...

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