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Robbery

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robbery in the first degree (Alabama Code 13A-8-41) is committed when: 

  • a person violates Section 13A-8-43 (see below under category robbery in the third degree)
  • individual is armed with a deadly or dangerous instrument 
  • serious physical injury is caused to another person
  • Possession then and there of an article used in a manner to lead a person to believe it to be a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, or any verbal or other representation by the defendant that he is then and there so armed
  • Robbery in the first degree is a class A felony

Robbery in the second degree (Alabama Code 13A-8-42) occurs when:

  • a person violates Section 13A-8-43 (see below category robbery in the third degree) AND is aided by another person that is present
  • Robbery in the second degree is a class B felony

Robbery in the third degree (Alabama Code 13A-8-43) is commited if in the course committing a theft he:

  • Uses force against the person of the owner or any person present with intent to overcome the physical resistance
  • Threatens the imminent use of force against the person of the owner or any person present with intent to compel acquiescence to the taking of or escaping with the property
  • Robbery in the third degree is a class C felony

If you have been arrested for Robbery or any other offense in Alabama, call (251) 301-0362 immediately to speak with a Mobile defense attorney. Your freedom may depend on it.

 

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