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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In north Liverpool a man was arrested on suspicion of committing a racially aggravated robbery.
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Mr Nash has tried to redefine the term in recent weeks to include backoffice staff, who are no doubt important, but they wont be turning up to dairies after an aggravated robbery or attending family violence incidents.