Crime Vocabulary 2

Read through the descriptions of the crimes, then choose the name of the crime for each. Write the letter of the crime (A-H) for each. There are two crime names you do not need.


  1. Hijacking
  2. Mugging
  3. Shoplifting
  4. Vandalism
  5. Murder
  6. Forgery
  7. Robbery
  8. Burglary

  1. Several cars were damaged last night downtown, and graffiti was sprayed on the walls of the Town Hall.
  2. The money, $27,000 was taken from the safe by two men carrying guns and wearing masks. Police have no clues as to who committed this crime.
  3. The young lady, age 21 from Paris, was caught with 3 t-shirts in her bag which she hadn't paid for. She was immediately arrested.
  4. The upstairs bedroom window was smashed and the TV was taken, as well as the stereo, video recorder and $1700 in cash.
  5. The pilot was knocked unconscious and the plane was taken over by four women who demanded political asylum in New Zealand.
  6. The men were discovered in their home with a printing press and over 10,000 almost perfect copies of the new $10 bill.

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