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 thieves ordered a woman inside the property to open the safe at knifepoint before locking her in a bedroom.
A CAR was stolen at knifepoint in Coventry and then involved in a crash with another stolen car.
He said the accused robbed one Bright Chimeze of his Infinix phone valued N65, 000 and a cash sum of N8, 000 at knifepoint.
The post Kiosk robbed at knifepoint in Larnaca appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
"A female's bag was taken from her at knifepoint and she received a minor injury to her hand at the time of the robbery."
Considine threatened a shop worker at knifepoint during an armed robbery in Kenilworth.
Dubai: An employee, who drove his best friend to a desert area where he abused him sexually at knifepoint, was jailed for one year.
KASUR -- Kasur Saddr police arrested a man for allegedly raping a 15-year-old teenage girl at knifepoint at Bahmni Wala village here the other day.
An 18-year-old male victim was then held at knifepoint in Islington the following evening.
A ROAD-RAGE killer twice freed early by parole chiefs has been jailed for a crime spree which included stealing a car at knifepoint.
Fifteen minutes later, the Dari Mart on Monroe Street, less than 3 miles away, was also robbed at knifepoint. Owens allegedly took cash and fled the scene.
Then the 24-year-old man slid his hand into the bra of one of the females, took her Dh720 before he forced her to remove her dress and had sex with her at knifepoint.
The robber took a supervisor to the till at knifepoint, where they were ordered to open it, and he snatched the takings.
The victim, a sophomore student, was on her way home from a school activity when the suspects followed her and held her at knifepoint. The suspects took her to a dimly lit portion of the campus and took turns raping her.
In an unsolved case from 2010, a woman who felt "woozy" after a cup of coffee was then stripped and raped at knifepoint after she tried to resist.