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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Moreover, the data said Aabpara Police Station registered 12 cases during the period which included two murder, seven theft, two snatching and one case of robbery, Secretariat Police Station registered six cases which included one murder, three theft, one snatching and one case of robbery, Sihala Police Station registered 28 cases which included three murder, 14 theft, four snatching and seven cases of robbery and Koral Police Station registered 35 cases and these included nine murder, 13 theft, six snatching and seven cases of robbery.
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Last year, on December 9, police received a report of a robbery at Greenside Post Office in Ryton.
Robbery Table 1, "Robbery, Location, Percent Distribution by Region, 2012"
Although the numbers of bank robberies declined in Los Angeles this year, the region could still be called the bank robbery capital of the world.
He added: "Sometimes malicious reports of robbery are made to police and these are initially recorded as a crime.
One of the special policemen--and one of the robbers--died in the robbery.
Instead, Irwin blames the plunge in seed number on robbery somehow rendering the blooms unappealing to the pollinating hummingbirds.
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.
This vast number of robbery targets, coupled with the population growth, and attendant social and criminal problems, particularly increased narcotics addictions and the invasion of youthful street gangsters onto the bank robbery scene, produced an increase in bank robberies.
Training employees in ways to deal with a robbery can reduce victims' psychological trauma.