Armed Robbery

'It's Like Sierra Leone' Says Man Caught Up In McDonald's Raid

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK

A man, who discovered the restaurant he was in had been raided by armed robbers while he was in the toilet, said it was like being in Sierra Leone. ...

Pregnant Woman In Labour Held At Gunpoint During Armed Robbery

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of the armed robbery of a pregnant woman who was in labour. Devery Kelley, 24 and Cornell Robinson, 44, ar...

Seattle Bus Robbery CCTV Shows Victim Grabbing Gun From 19-Year-Old Assailant

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

This incredible footage shows the moment a passenger on board a Seattle bus reacted with incredible reflexes when confronted by an armed robber, grabb...

'Chickens Coming Home To Roost'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK

Tony Blair's daughter 'held at gunpoint' Controversial activist Lee Jasper has been blasted for a tastleless tweet about the armed mugging of Tony ...

Man With 'AK-47' Tackled By Police In London

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK

UPDATE: This new image of the gun being examined by forensic police officers has been tweeted by LBC Radio. An armed man has been detained by p...

'Traumatic' Petrol Station Hold-Up By Knife-Wielding Robbers - For £50

PA | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

A petrol station attendant was left traumatised after two armed robbers threatened her with a meat cleaver and a kitchen knife before stealing £50. ...

Schoolboy Jailed For Armed Robberies Disguised As Old Man

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK

A schoolboy who wore a prosthetic disguise and hair pieces to carry out armed robberies has been sent to prison. Miles Alura, 16, disguised himself...

Abu Hamza Son Faces Sentence For Armed Robbery

PA | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

The son of Islamist cleric Abu Hamza is to be sentenced for his part in an armed robbery at a jewellers. Imran Mostafa, 20, of Deverills Way, Sloug...

VIDEO: Shopkeeper Beats Off Armed Robber Amid Gunfire

Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

The bravery of a Leicester shopkeeper who battled a gun wielding robber with nothing but a wooden pole has been caught on CCTV. Kapil Vaghela, who ...

'Elvis Presley Robber' Jailed For Armed Hold-Ups

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

A man who dressed up as Elvis Presley to target betting shops has been jailed for life after being found guilty of a series of robberies carried out w...

'Fancy Dress' Robber To Be Sentenced

PA | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

A serial armed robber who dressed up as Elvis Presley and sported other bizarre disguises when he targeted betting shops across Britain will be senten...

WATCH: CCTV Reveals Armed Robber's Pathetic Attempt To Hold Up A Pub

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Comedy

The 't Haalve Maatje pub on Kleiweg road in Rotterdam looks like a typical Dutch pub - but it turns out its regulars are hard as nails. How do we ...

Can You Rob A Bank With A Hand-Written Note?

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

A failed bank-robber attempted to silently hold-up a Manchester bank by handing a note to cashier that read "This is a robbery". According to Great...

Armed Robbers Getaway With One Packet Of Crisps

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

Two men armed with a hammer and and an axe raided a Manchester shop on Sunday, but only managed to steal a packet of crisps. According to Greater M...