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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17, 2015, after some suspects of armed robbery had mentioned him to be a member of their gang.
CCTV images have been released of a person police would like to speak to in connection with an armed robbery
In another incident, the Florida State University Police Department (FSUPD) is looking for two suspects in an armed robbery near the university campus.
It would provide us the political and the security resolve on our cooperation between the two Coast Guards,' Garcia said, citing the participation of the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia-Information Sharing Center.
He added that the arrested person confessed that he participated in 10 counts of kidnapping and armed robbery against civilians in Salamyieh area, adding that investigations are underway to arrest the rest of his accomplices.
Expressing its deep concern at the reported number of incidents and level of violence of acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea in the Gulf of Guinea since 2014, the Council strongly condemned the acts of murder, kidnapping, hostage-taking and robbery by pirates operating in the Gulf of Guinea and called upon States in the region to cooperate on the prosecution of suspected pirates and intensify efforts to secure the safe and immediate release of all seafarers held hostage in or around the Gulf of Guinea.
Martin Pick, of Wetherby, was jailed for 18 years after admitting armed robbery.
Dubai - A man fleeing an attacker who was carrying a knife ran into a bank in Bur Dubai creating panic among employees who scampered for cover thinking it was an armed robbery attempt on Wednesday.
West Midlands Police said that following his arrest on suspicion of burglary on January 11, Djendoubi, 30, was further arrested on a European Arrest Warrant after Interpol alerted officers that he is an armed robbery suspect in Germany.
The armed robbery charge, which was reduced from armed robbery while masked, resulted from a holdup that occurred about 10:15 p.
He demanded of the authorities concerned to take notice of such incidents and arrest the culprits involved in the armed robbery.
Summary: Four people were arrested on charges of forming a gang and killing a man during an armed robbery, the Internal Security Forces said Tuesday in a statement.

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