Robbery Charges in New York
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Have you been accused of robbery? If so, the time to seek proven legal
counsel is now. While often considered a theft crime, New York robbery
statutes also addresses an element of violence in these charges that law
enforcement and prosecutors take very seriously.
If you've been charged, we encourage you to contact us at
Law Offices of Farid Ahmed today. As with any felony charge, time is of the essence in these cases.
Our dedicated Queens criminal defense attorney makes himself available
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counsel to your case and ensure that you are given every consideration
you deserve before the law.
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Robbery Definitions & Penalties
N.Y. PEN. LAW § 160 defines robbery as a crime in which "in the
course of committing a larceny, he [the perpetrator] uses or threatens
the immediate use of physical force upon another person." Depending
on the circumstances of the incident in question, the accused can be charged
with one of three different degrees of robbery.
Robbery charges in New York include:
Third-degree robbery involves the forcible theft of property.
Second-degree robbery involves the forcible theft of property that includes inflicting physical
harm on any victims, displaying a firearm, or the theft of an automobile.
First-degree robbery involves the forcible theft of property that includes inflicting serious
physical harm on any victims, being armed with a deadly weapon, threatening
to use a deadly instrument, or displaying a firearm.
Robbery is always a felony charge that can come with serious prison time.
To learn more about your specific charges and how our firm can help you,
contact us today. We are ready to provide diligent and effective counsel
and secure the best possible outcome on your behalf.
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