mugger

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charity mugger

Someone who approaches people to collect donations or set up standing orders for a charity. 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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DANGEROUS'Senior sergeant Osoro said some four muggers arrested on Tuesday are among the "most dangerous" in town.
Citing initial investigation, the SSP said that a fourth suspect was in touch with the three muggers over mobile phones.
Koome said police will continue with the crackdown on muggers and criminals who continue to wreak havoc in the city.
KARACHI -- A man was shot and injured by muggers over resistance in Orangi Town area of the metropolis in the wee hours of Monday.
In a seperate incident, a man was shot and injured by muggers over resistance in Orangi Town.
Apart from common suggestions like making a noise when attacked, never trying to wrestle a mugger and the importance of having mace in one's hands, Solano also revealed some unknown facts like why muggers prefer to rob people on Fridays.
KARACHI -- Desperate citizens of Karachi who are losing confidence in police and courts set on fire two alleged muggers in Korangi area of the city on Saturday
3 million while transporting tomatoes, but the muggers were considerate enough to leave behind their victim's personal papers.
MUGGERS fled empty-handed after trying to rob a man in Fartown.
A GIRLFRIEND is fighting for her life after she was hit by a bus while running away from three suspected women muggers.
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.