A thief who steals a handbag from the person carrying it.
- 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.
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