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robbery

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Thief (PlayStation 4)

Suffering from boring, uninspired gameplay, Thief is nearly dead on arrival. Plain and simple, it's just not fun to play.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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Woz meets DMX -- and they're planning a robbery?

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is strolling through LAX when a TMZ videographer introduces him to the great rapper DMX. Who? Oh, the man with whom Woz was planning a robbery. Allegedly.

By Oct. 30, 2013

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GTA V robbery in London results in three teenagers arrested

Three teenagers have been arrested after allegedly assaulting and robbing a man of his copy of Grand Theft Auto V, on his way home from the midnight launch.

By Sep. 18, 2013

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Teen boasts on YouTube before bank robbery arrest

Police in Nebraska arrest a teen in connection with a bank robbery -- and then discover that she posted a video about, well, robbing a bank.

By Dec. 3, 2012

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Robbery suspect's Facebook name: 'Willie Sutton Jr'

After a series of bank robberies, police examine the Facebook page of Jesse Hippolite, who suddenly changes his Facebook profile name to "Willie Sutton Jr," presumably an homage to the famous bank robber. Hippolite is charged with three bank heists.

By Sep. 7, 2011

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Man's Facebook update thwarts armed robbery

A student at the University of Georgia foils an armed robbery by logging on to Facebook and asking for help through his status update.

By Mar. 18, 2011

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iPhone 5 camper hears London Apple store robbery

Rob Shoesmith, who is camping outside London's Covent Garden Apple store in anticipation of, ahem, iPhone 5, is asleep when he hears motorcycles. A gang allegedly makes off with around $75,000 worth of gear.

By Oct. 11, 2011

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Apple store robbery caught on video

In less than 60 seconds, robbers smash the front window of the Apple store in Marlton, NJ, and make off with everything they can get their hands on.

By Sep. 3, 2009

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Man loses iPad and finger in daylight robbery

There are two things you kinda need to have when using an iPad. One is an iPad, obviously, and the other is a finger. An American chap ended up with neither thanks to a very determined thief

By Apr. 23, 2010

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Surprise! Google Earth used for robbery

A British man decides that he wants to steal some lead. Where is lead? On the roofs of buildings. And how can you find buildings with lead roofs? Why, on Google Earth.

By Mar. 15, 2009