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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Police, she said, were doing everything to prevent, or stop robberies.
The Special Investigation Unit also arrested at least 11 involved in three robberies, Additional IG Sheikh said.
In addition, 1,155 incidents of robberies were also reported.
"Between September 2017 and April 2018 there were two armed robberies in Walkden and Ramsbottom, and an attempted robbery in Moss Side."
He is alleged to have been waging series of robberies and armed robberies on peaceful citizens of Du-port Road, Coca - Cola Factory and Omega Communities in Paynesville.
'Both robberies were quick and organised because information was being fed to them.
The robberies took place an hour apart on opposite sides of town, and no one was injured in either case, police said.
Major-General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, said they want to reach zero money transport robberies and they will ask specialised companies to use the bag from the beginning of next year.
Users also can view surveillance photos, maps that show where the bank robberies occurred in their area and read the physical description of the suspects and other details about the robbery.
They were among 13 people charged in connection with two armed robberies at the jewellers.'.
A MAN has appeared in court in connection with three robberies .Daniel William McDowell, 35, of Dunholme Road in Newcastle's West End, has been charged with two counts of robbery, one count of attempted robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.