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muh ger

  • n  a robber who takes property by threatening or performing violence on the person who is robbed (usually on the street)

  • For much the same reason, do not attempt to use karate or judo against the mugger.
  • JONES: PORTRAIT OF A MUGGER by JAMES WILLWERTH 251 pages.
  • The mugger came from a broken home and was trying to lift himself out of poverty.
News & Articles

  • NYC Mugger Robs 92-Year-Old of Prized Bible, Pair of Glasses He Uses to Read It
    Police in New York City are now searching for a heartless mugger who assaulted a 92-year-old man and robbed him of his prized Bible and a pair of glasses that helped him read it.
    June 14, 2013 - The Christian Post
  • NYPD seeks suspect who mugged 92-year-old man
    NEW YORK (AP) - The NYPD is searching for a mugger who shoved a 92-year-old Manhattan man to the ground and stole a Bible from him. Police say the victim suffered a hip injury during the Monday night attack in Chelsea.
    June 13, 2013 - New Jersey Herald
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    NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD is searching for a mugger who shoved a 92-year-old Manhattan man to the ground and stole a Bible from him. Police say the victim suffered a hip injury during the Monday night attack in Chelsea.
    June 13, 2013 - Greenwich Time
Quotes

  • Ronald Reagan in Telegraph.co.uk
    During his presidency, Ronald Reagan said inflation was "as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man."
  • Sylvester Stallone in MovieWeb
    I think Death Wish, if it were done today, would be volcanic,Stallone said. "The idea of Jeff Goldblum being a mugger who breaks into an apartment is very simplistic. It gives you an idea how bad the elevation of violence has become. I...
  • Al Sharpton in USA Today
    We have two slicksters up here today,said Sharpton. "One they call a mogul, the other they call a mugger. That's race in America."

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