Robbery


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Robbery

A crime in which one takes the property of another by force or threat of force. Robbery generally requires the victim to be put in a state of fear when the crime occurs. The element of force distinguishes robbery from theft. Robbery is considered a serious crime; under Islamic law, for example, highway robbery historically has been punishable by death or amputation of limbs.
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Another incident involved a robbery at Superdrug at The Strand in Bootle on February 19 this year.
Marc Amers, 38, of North Grove, Ryton and Jason Dow, 44, of Chesters Gardens, Crawcrook have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.
Expanded information regarding robbery is available in the following tables:
bank robbery squad for more than 30 years and coordinated the investigation of every bank robbery in the seven-county L.
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The seed shortfall, Irwin says, doesn't seem to have anything to do with the physical trauma of robbery.
Eamon Terry George McClelland: one charge of robbery, two of possessing a firearm or imitation when committing a crime, and three of conspiracy to commit a robbery.
The 23-year-old from Saltillo, Coahuila, had been a trucker for only a year-and-a-half when he fell victim to his first robbery.
In 1992, the 2,641 robberies that occurred in the FBILA area compelled FBI agents to investigate approximately 1 bank robbery every 42 minutes of each business day.
In fact, when you factor in the average sentence for armed robbery, your average bank robber gets about two dollars a week or around $100 per year while they sit on their butts in prison.
Training employees in ways to deal with a robbery can reduce victims' psychological trauma.
They should also know that even as the FBI shifts some of its resources toward terrorism, it will continue to be involved in the investigation of bank robberies, and we also have great confidence in state and local police, who have a terrific record of solving bank robbery cases.