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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A data showing Police Stations-wise details of cases registration on Sunday said in Margalla Police Station 29 cases were registered during the period which included one nature of murder, 19 theft, two snatching and seven cases of robbery, in Tarnol Police Station 27 cases were registered during the period which included six murder, seven theft, six snatching and eight cases of robbery while Golra police station registered 39 cases during the period and these included six murder, 22 theft, five snatching and six cases of robbery.
The arrests were made in connection with five cash in transit robberies, an attempted cash in transit robbery and a business robbery between November 2013 and April 2014.
The store was the site of an April robbery in which a male clerk was shot in the face.
Moore, CPP, CEO of ARTA, which is a United States based company, is an armed robbery expert and consultant to high-risk occupational groups, as well as print and broadcast media sources.
Marc Amers, 38, of North Grove, Ryton and Jason Dow, 44, of Chesters Gardens, Crawcrook, have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.
The average dollar value of property stolen per reported robbery was $1,167.
William Rehder, a retired FBI agent who specialized in bank robbery investigations and co-wrote the 2003 book ``Where the Money Is,'' said he was not completely familiar with the recent Ventura County cases, but noted that local spikes in heists can be caused by a few serial bandits, including drug users.
Robbery across the West Midlands as a whole is down by more than 17 per cent down for April 2004 to last month compared to the same period in 2003/04.
Their plan went further awry when a Mesquite police officer patrolling in the area was notified of the attempted robbery by dispatchers.
Middlesbrough police's dedicated robbery squad has helped to slash robbery by more than 40pc since its launch four months ago.
By comparison, fewer than one homicide in twenty resulted from a robbery, only one in twenty-seven was the product of a fight between co-workers, and one in eighty-three resulted from labor violence.
Six studies found no effect either good or bad, and the other six reported that flowers actually benefited from the so-called robbery.