Robbery

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Each member of the gang has been given a 16-year prison sentence

Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Paul Sayer was among those jailed

Three robbers who preyed on cashpoint delivery drivers jailed for 36 years

Three robbers who preyed on cashpoint delivery drivers jailed for 36 years

Thieves stole boxes from security guards as they refilled cash machines outside commercial premises

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Man who stole from wife of Sir Philip Green’s stepson sentenced to 18 years in prison

Robert Lewis: Man who terrified wife of Philip Green' stepson in £2 million jewellery heist jailed

an who terrified wife of Philip Green' stepson in £2 million gem heist jailed

Robert Lewis was in Magda Palos' home when she came out of the shower

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Mandy Susan Vickers used a knife to extract loose change from a man in his 90s

Mandy Susan Vickers: Predatory thief who threatened and assaulted elderly people jailed

Predatory thief who threatened and assaulted elderly people jailed

Vickers threatened a man in his 90s with a knife for loose change and assaulted a woman in her 80s

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The incident took place on Christmas morning

89-year-old man robbed outside supermarket on Christmas Day

89-year-old man robbed outside supermarket on Christmas Day

Man was attacked after taking money out of cash machine

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Detectives believe two men were responsible for the crime

Detectives hunting burglars who tied up two pensioners to rob purse and mobile phone

Police hunting burglars who tied up two pensioners to rob purse and mobile phone

A purse, mobile phone and a small quantity of cash was taken from a 75-year-old man and 72-year-old woman

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The attack took place in February

Lewis Morgan and Christopher Stephens: Thieves armed with hammer and fake firearm thwarted by police after their orange getaway car is spotted

Thieves who tried to mount getaway in orange BMW jailed

Bristol thieves chose a rather conspicuous colour for their getaway vehicle

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Man robs supermarket with tear gas canister in Corsica

Man robs supermarket with tear gas canister in Corsica

Man robs supermarket with tear gas canister in Corsica

The incident occurred on the French island at 8am local time on Wednesday morning

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Four arrested including security guard over theft of 100kg commemorative coin in Germany

Four arrested over theft of 100kg commemorative coin in Germany

Four arrested over theft of 100kg commemorative coin in Germany

The Big Maple Leaf coin is worth around £800,000 and was stolen from Berlin’s Bode Museum on Museum Island in March this year

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Two teenagers and man charged over violent robberies including armed raid

Teenage Midlands thugs 'threatened post officers workers with meat cleaver'

Teenage Midlands thugs 'threatened post officers workers with meat cleaver'

Two 19-year-olds are alleged to have threatened staff in a post office with a meat cleaver

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Man robbed bank to escape wife by going to jail, but is given home confinement sentence

Man robbed bank to escape wife by going to jail - and is sentenced to home confinement

Man robbed bank to escape wife with jail time - and is given home confinement

Lawrence John Ripple said when he robbed the bank he was depressed and didn't feel like himself

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

'Burglar broke into home and was discovered sleeping in bed'

Burglar 'broke into home and was discovered sleeping in bed'

Burglar 'broke into home and was discovered sleeping in bed'

The homeowner pulled the covers off the alleged burglar and found him sleeping in dirty clothes

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Man who led gang through Hollywood-style bank robberies jailed for 20 years

Man who led gang of 'Hollywood-style bank robbers' jailed for 20 years

Man who led gang of 'Hollywood-style bank robbers' jailed for 20 years

Alceu Johnny Andreis led a gang who cut holes in bank roofs to gain access to money with ropes, and jackhammered through concrete bank vaults

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Thief found by police after he gets stuck in jewellery shop window

Thief found by police after getting stuck in jewellery shop window

Thief found by police after getting stuck in jewellery shop window

Police shared a photo online of a man who made a hole in a window in order to escape from a jewellery shop, however found out too late that his hips would not fit through

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

12-year-old boy robs woman at knifepoint

12-year-old boy robs woman at knifepoint

12-year-old boy robs woman at knifepoint

A 12-year-old boy took jewellery from his victim who was a woman in her 60s, she had been out walking her dog when the incident took place

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Man in shark costume wanted by police after robbing New Zealand petrol station

Man in shark costume wanted by police after robbing New Zealand petrol station

Man in shark costume wanted by police after robbing New Zealand petrol station

A man in a shark costume is wanted by police in New Zealand after he stole an 'unknown amount of confectionery' from a petrol station

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Man lies about child kidnapping to make police search for stolen car quicker

Man lies about child kidnapping to make police search for stolen car quicker

Man lies about child kidnapping to make police search for stolen car quicker

A Philadelphia pizza delivery man told cops his car had been stolen while a child was inside, because he wanted police to find his car quicker

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

Armed gunmen steal gold worth £2.1 million in France

Armed gunmen steal gold worth £2.1 million in France

Armed gunmen steal gold worth £2.1 million in France

Armed gunmen have stolen 70 kilograms of gold from an armoured van in France, before setting it on fire, according to reports

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A shop owner told a robber she wouldn't give him money as she was drinking a cup of tea (Getty)

Robbing a CCTV store, bulldozing an ATM and being thwarted by a cup of tea: the world's dumbest robberies

Stopping a thief with a cup of tea...and five more ridiculous robberies

A shop owner in Hull managed to scare a robber away after telling him she was too busy drinking tea to hand over any money