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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They face charges of murder, aggravated robbery and kidnapping.
also an aggravated robbery in el-Tebeen, earlier this year.
Former Ohio State football player Maurice Clarett is in county jail and awaiting a judge's decision that would release him to a community-based correction facility after spending 3 1/2 years in prison on charges of aggravated robbery and carrying a concealed weapon.
According to Clemmons' 1999 clemency petition, the then-teenager was convicted in 1989 and 1990 of an aggravated robbery, a burglary, two other thefts, and possession of a handgun.
The sheriff's office said Clemmons had a long violent criminal history, from Arkansas, including aggravated robbery and theft.
The sheriff's office said Clemmons had a long, violent criminal history in Arkansas, including aggravated robbery and theft.
Carter was in breach of parole in the US after serving part of a 20-year jail term there for aggravated robbery using a shotgun in Utah in 1979.
One was for first-degree aggravated robbery using a shotgun in the state of Utah in 1979.
He also had a conviction for first-degree aggravated robbery using a shotgun in Utah in 1979.
In north Liverpool a man was arrested on suspicion of committing a racially aggravated robbery.
The suspect, who cannot be identified, has also been charged with aggravated robbery and intentional damage relating to a local high school.
The 14-year-old has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and aggravated robbery, following an incident on January 5.