Robbery attorney in Arizona

Robbery in Arizona

Robbery is divided into three classifications: robbery, aggravated robbery, and armed robbery.

Under A.R.S. § 13-1902, a person commits robbery if in the course of taking any property of another from his person or immediate presence and against his will, such person threatens or uses force against any person with intent either to coerce surrender of property or to prevent resistance to such person taking or retaining property. Robbery is a class 4 felony.

Under A.R.S. § 13-1903, a person commits aggravated robbery if, in the course of committing robbery as defined in § 13-1902, such person is aided by one or more accomplices actually present. Aggravated robbery is a class 3 felony.

Under A.R.S. § 13-1904, a person commits armed robbery if, in the course of committing robbery as defined in section 13-1902, such person or an accomplice is armed with a deadly weapon, real or simulated, or uses or threatens to use a deadly weapon, dangerous instrument, or a simulated deadly weapon.Armed robbery is a class 2 felony.

Sentencing for any class of felony depends on the circumstances of the crime and the criminal history of the Defendant.

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