ROBBERY

ROBBERY:

Under Texas Penal Code,  A person commits an offense if, in the course of committing theft with intent to obtain or maintain control of the property, he:

(1) intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another; or

(2) intentionally or knowingly threatens or places another in fear of imminent bodily injury or death.

 

PUNISHMENT: An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree (2- 20 years in Prison)

AGGRAVATED ROBBERY:

Under Texas Penal Code,  A person commits commits robbery as defined above and he:

(1) causes serious bodily injury to another;

(2) uses or exhibits a deadly weapon; or

(3) causes bodily injury to another person or threatens or places another person in fear of imminent bodily injury or death, if the other person is:

(A) 65 years of age or older; or

(B) a disabled person.

(b) An offense under this section is a felony of the first degree.

(c) In this section, “disabled person” means an individual with a mental, physical, or developmental disability who is substantially unable to protect himself from harm.

 

PUNISHMENT: An offense under this section is a felony of the first degree (5 years to life)

 

How Can we help:  Charges of Robbery and Aggravated Robbery are very serious offenses.  Our Firm will work by your side to craft a strong defense based on the evidence. For more information about the criminal process,  click here. Call us now at 469- 351-9684, Se habla espanol 972- 353- 4529