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snatch

Weightlifting a lift in which the weight is raised in one quick motion from the floor to an overhead position
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Station House Officer (SHO) Aabpara Police Station Ghulam Rasool told reporter that the most frequently reported areas of snatching and robbery incidents were Aabpara Market, Luqman Hakeem Road and G-6/2 area where the snatchers used to break in and dispossess people with their valuables.
The Black Snatcher is tied on a size-12 Kamasan B110 grub hook, using black UTC 8/0 tying thread.
'Hindi siya estudyante, Snatcher po siya, criminal,' he said.
Meanwhile Police during a security check arrested the snatcher from Kuchlak outskirts of the provincial capital.
Former Tory Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher earned the nickname "Milk Snatcher" after she removed free school milk as part of her notorious education cuts.
Julan Brent Colina uploaded the video of the incident on Facebook with a caption in Filipino: "A snatcher was beaten up in Pedro Gil, his accomplice got away."
On the other hand, a police official of the Banamari police station said on the condition of anonymity, that the accused was a mobile snatcher and was involved in street crimes for which he was arrested and booked.
Officers heard shouts of "purse snatcher" as they responded and began to investigate.
Although Annie goes out to assist Max and Leroy, catching the Gila Snatcher won't be easy.
A 31-year-old man was injured early on Tuesday while trying to catch a purse snatcher on a moped who was getting away after robbing a woman on Limassol's coastal road.
Yep, sure as hell is, and he's got fellow Candy Snatcher Suke on board, along with a Heroin Sheik and a Live One.