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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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One of them struck just behind the Mugger's neck, a hand's- breadth to the left of thle backbone, while the other burst a little lower down, at the beginning of the tail.
The two Englishmen had hurried down from the bridge and across to the sand-bar, where they stood admiring the length of the Mugger. Then a native with an axe cut off the big head, and four men dragged it across the spit.
"The last time that I had my hand in a Mugger's mouth," said one of the Englishmen, stooping down (he was the man who had built the bridge), "it was when I was about five years old--coming down the river by boat to Monghyr.
Area SHO Ansar Butt said that the victim had gone there to procure goods from a shop when two muggers appeared and demanded mobile phones and other valuables.
Assistant Director (Legal and Media Wing) of RAB M Mizanur Rahman told media "The suspects were arrested when a RAB-4 team conducted raids in Darusalam, Demra and Dakhinkhan of the city from 8:00pm on Sunday to Monday morning." Addressing a press briefing at Kawranbazar, Commanding Officer of RAB-4 Additional DIG Manzurul Kabir said the CNG muggers snatched CNG three wheelers adopting different strategies and realized large sums of money from the CNG owners.
Karachi -- A two-year-old boy was killed on Tuesday after being caught in an exchange of fire between police and alleged muggers on Karachi's University Road, Deputy Inspector General East Amir Farooqi told media.
Ironically, as the askaris burn calories pursuing the hawkers from one street to the other, whom-mind you-are out there to earn a living decently, a gang of muggers and cell phone snatchers will be on an adjacent street terrorising pedestrians and passengers aboard matatus on their way home.
The police raided when the muggers were trying to snatch mobile phone and cash two citizens, Bakhtawar and Shehbaz at Nazimabad no.2.
He was returning from a nearby mosque after offering prayers when he was intercepted by three muggers on a motorcycle.
Several suspects were arrested in an operation on Moi Avenue, Racecourse Road, Ronald Ngala Street, Tom Mboya Road and Wakulima Market area."These muggers are some of the most dangerous in town," Senior Sergeant Osoro Albert told the Nation.
In a seperate incident, a man was shot and injured by muggers over resistance in Orangi Town.According to rescue sources, two robbers riding a motorcycle tried to loot a 25-year-old man but he offered them resistance.
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
Summary: A man in Blbek was robbed of LL1.3 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.