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hahyst

  • n  the act of stealing
  • n  robbery at gunpoint
  • v  commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling

  • A failed attempt at the world's biggest jewel heist adds mystique to London's least-loved landmark.
  • Blossoming Chestnut Branches , painted in 1890 by Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh The brazen heist took place at 4:30 in the afternoon, while 15 visitors strolled around three floors .
  • Readers were fascinated that a small-time hood could end up being part of the biggest heist in British history and be the only one to get away with it all.
News & Articles

  • Brenda Heist, who disappeared from Lititz home 11 years ago, sentenced to year in jail
    Runaway momBrenda Heist will spend the next year in jail.The 54-year-old woman who vanished from her Lititz home in 2002 was declared legally dead in 2010 until she resurfaced in April in Key Largo, Fla.Now, she is paying the price for violating the terms of her probation.Heist was sentenced Tues...
    June 12, 2013 - Lancaster Online
  • Brenda Heist, who disappeared from Lititz home 11 years ago, sentenced to jail
    Runaway momBrenda Heist is going to jail.The 54-year-old woman vanished from her Lititz home in 2002 and was declared legally dead in 2010. She resurfaced in Key Largo, Fla., in late April.Now, however, she is paying the price for violating the terms of her probation.Heist was sentenced Tuesday m...
    June 11, 2013 - Lancaster Online
  • Jewel Heist Caught on Tape
    Georgia cops have launched a manhunt for a couple whose $500,000 jewelry heist was caught on the store’s surveillance camera. Gwinnett County police released the surveillance video from the June 5 robbery today in hopes of someone identifying the robbery duo who made off with...        
    June 11, 2013 - ABC News
Quotes

  • Mitch McConnell in USA Today
    We are not conducting a law enforcement operation against a check-writing scam or trying to foil a bank heist,said Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. "We are at war against extremists who want to kill our citizens."
  • Christopher Nolan in Los Angeles Times
    I originally wrote it as a heist movie, and heist movies traditionally are very deliberately superficial in emotional terms,Nolan said. "They're frivolous and glamorous, and there's a sort of gloss and fun to it. I originally tried to...
  • Darren Aronofsky in guardian.co.uk
    The story is a very unique British heist tale with colourful London characters,said Aronofsky. "I've always wanted to shoot in England and Kerry is the perfect writer to bring authenticity to this outrageous true bank job."

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