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charity mugger

Someone who approaches passersby to collect donations or set up standing orders with them for a charity to whom he or she is employed. The charity muggers in this town are so tenacious, and they make you feel like a horrible person if you don't contribute something!
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mugger

n. someone, usually a male, who attacks and robs people. I clobbered the mugger with a tire iron I carry just for such occasions.
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The National News Agency said Wednesday that Khalil Mousalli was stopped on the Addoushi-Blbek road by the muggers, who rolled down the window of their car and handed over Mousalli's ID and wallet to him before making off with their loot.
The two muggers demanded his property and then tried to hit him around the head and chest, although the victim managed to block the strikes.
The suspected muggers are said to have targeted the pair in Chapeltown, Leeds, on Friday.
Police said encounter with gang of robbers took place in Defence police limits when the muggers were fleeing after looting residents of three bungalows in Defense Phase II area.
The locals pointed out that muggers are roaming freely in Commercial market, C-block, D-block, road leading towards NADRA office, Syed Pur road, Pindora, Malpoor and Murree road and the police have completely failed to provide security to the innocent people.
Amy, 23, was held up at knifepoint by two muggers who followed her on a motorbike when she left a London restaurant.
In one year, the average fine handed to muggers by magistrates was only pounds 75 and yet a minor parking infringement earns a pounds 120 ticket in London, or pounds 70 outside the capital.
In one year, the average fine handed to muggers by magistrates was only pounds 75, and yet a minor parking infringement earns a pounds 120 ticket in London, or pounds 70 outside the capital.
The 17-year-old youth suffered four separate stab wounds when he was attacked by muggers in Upper Dale Road, Derby.
MUGGERS who left a Scots gran fighting for her life in Thailand escaped with only her house keys, her devastated son has revealed.
The muggers or robbers, according to Scotland Yard, befriend their victims by chatting or asking them to join in a drunken dance, and then relieve them of their wallets or phones.
City office workers are being warned to watch out for muggers in dark car parks.
A BRITISH merchant seaman was stabbed five times by muggers as he took a stroll ashore.
The American chased the thieves into a narrow alley when a group of local residents attacked him with punches and kicks, allowing the muggers to escape, Naples police said in a statement.
A BOY cycling home in Nuneaton had his bike snatched by two muggers aged about 12.