robbery

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Unlawful taking away of goods or property by force or intimidation, with the intention of permanently depriving the owner of those items. Robbery, and assault with intent to rob, are commonly punishable with a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

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In this day and time robbery should not be a very lucrative crime, it is detectable from all the street cameras about the city, so think twice before committing a robbery today it is not a very smart thing to do.
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If someone is the victim of a robbery when holding a lot of your goods hopefully your insurance will cover the loss.
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The management team was unhappy that so much cash had been stolen during the robbery but more than anything else, they were relieved that no one had been hurt.
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