Translation of bag-snatcher in Spanish:

bag-snatcher

ladrón de bolsos, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbæɡˌsnætʃər/ /ˈbaɡˌsnatʃə/

noun

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    ladrón de bolsos masculine
    ladrona de bolsos feminine
    tironero masculine Spain
    tironera feminine Spain
    • In a violent altercation in Barcelona with a Moroccan bag snatcher last month I came out with a torrent of extremely filthy Italian which I did not know I knew.
    • The constables were patrolling Redfern, on the lookout for a bag snatcher, when they came across the body at the end of a lane.
    • The first thing bag snatchers do is throw away anything that might identify the owner.
    • In the UK street-skaters are seen as nascent bag-snatchers and hit-and-run assassins in training.
    • In France, Britons are warned to look out for bag snatchers, muggers, burglars and pickpockets, all targeting tourists.
    • One of the interesting facts about travel is that you are generally safer - at least from petty crime - in places where tourists do not go, as the pickpockets and bag snatchers that prey on tourists do not exist in such places.
    • I've become acutely aware of pickpockets and bag snatchers.
    • Cyclists in York are being warned to be on their guard after ride-by bag snatchers struck in the city again.
    • Magdalena identified her bag, and the bag snatchers.
    • Extra police officers have been patrolling the streets of Bolton town centre over the festive season in a crackdown on pickpockets, car thieves and bag snatchers.
    • Elderly people have been warned about a serial bag snatcher after a 90-year-old woman became the latest town centre victim.
    • The bag snatcher was described as white, in his 30s, with fair, sandy hair.
    • The scheme is part of a campaign to bring people back to the parks, which in the past have provided hiding places for under-age drinkers, drug addicts, sex attackers and bag snatchers.
    • There were two vehicles in the area at the time, on patrol for a bag snatcher, and they arrived at the scene minutes after the accident.
    • There were certainly challenges that came with living here: such as having to be on constant watch for hijackers and bag snatchers and home invaders.
    • Someone who steals from the vulnerable, such as a bag snatcher targeting a pensioner, pregnant women or tourist, could be given a community order, although the starting point would be 18 weeks in jail.
    • Police have nabbed a would-be bag snatcher but the identity of his intended victim remains a mystery.