at knifepoint

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at knifepoint

In a position of having a knife pointed at one, as in an armed robbery. The robber held the security guard at knifepoint.
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at ˈknifepoint

while being threatened, or threatening somebody, with a knife: She was attacked at knifepoint.
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at knifepoint

Under threat of being stabbed or cut with a knife: was mugged at knifepoint.
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The paper reported on April 16, 2019, that the Commissioner of Korea Customs, Mr Yung-Moon Kim, was robbed at knife point in his hotel room, but the embassy has corrected that it was rather a different person who travelled with the Commissioner.
A man has reported to police he was forced at knife point to withdraw money from an ATM after he had already given the perpetrator $1,000 at his home.
from the man, who said his car was stolen at knife point on the 300 block of St.
Alexander Vergara, leader of the Northern Police District team who responded to the incident, said an apparently drug-crazed Lacuesta held his son at knife point inside a southbound Phil Tourister bus, which they boarded around 9:30 a.m.
A MAN has had his car stolen in daylight at knife point outside his own home.
Summary: The 20-year-old suspect attempted to rob a bakery cashier at knife point while wearing a weird mask.
Abu Dhabi: A man claiming to have been kidnapped at knife point by five men from a supermarket in the capital said that the suspects had also taken indecent pictures of him, the Criminal Court of First Instance heard.
SUNDERLAND: A MAN was robbed at knife point in a city centre.
WORCESTER - A 20-year-old city man charged with three separate assaults at knife point on girls on their way to school was found guilty Tuesday of armed robbery, kidnapping, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery and indecent assault and battery, but he was acquitted of charges of raping one of the victims.
A SHOP assistant was threatened at knife point by an armed robber.
POLICE are appealing for information after a driver of an alcohol delivery service was threatened and robbed at knife point.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was threatened at knife point and forced to hand over cash.
A FAST-FOOD delivery driver was threatened at knife point and had his car stolen after refusing to hand over money.
Minutes later they threatened a woman at knife point and stole her handbag and mobile phone.
AN ARMED robber threatened a security guard at knife point and punched him in the face during an attack in Warrington.