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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On Sunday, the Dubai Court of First Instance convicted the accused of impersonating a policeman, raping a woman at knifepoint and stealing her cash and mobile.
A spokesman for Warwickshire Police said: "Officers are investigating an armed robbery in Nuneaton in which staff members were threatened at knifepoint.
Fifteen minutes later, the Dari Mart on Monroe Street, less than 3 miles away, was also robbed at knifepoint.
He broke into two houses in Plains, Lanarkshire, and forced a couple to hand over car keys at knifepoint.
Det Cons Andrew Hill, of GMP's Wigan Borough, said: "The panic this man must have felt as he was dragged out of his own car and threatened at knifepoint is unimaginable.
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 court heard the supervisor was taken at knifepoint to the till, which she was ordered to open.
when the suspects forced her into their car at knifepoint.
The post Female tourist reports being robbed at knifepoint appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
The Pakistani is already serving a one-year prison term for the first raid, in which he mugged a female colleague at knifepoint and made off with BD467 of the restaurant's money.
Dubai -- A 23-year-old Sri Lankan cook, who raped his friend's girlfriend at knifepoint after barging into her room in Jebel Ali, has been sentenced to five years in prison.
In the first case, a 10- year- old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour at knifepoint when her parents were not at home on Friday evening in Nand Nagri area.
Rapes carried out at knifepoint rocketed by 48% in a year.
A WITNESS appeal has been launched after a man was robbed at knifepoint.
Undercover cops have arrested a gang of men suspected of posing as detectives to rob petrol tanker drivers at knifepoint