Armed Robbery


Armed Robbery is a term used to describe robbery with a weapon, and often means a robbery of a commercial premises such as a bank.

The expertise and experience we’ve gained by devoting our careers to defending people caught up in serious allegations makes us the best choice you have if you find yourself charged with this level of offence.


A definition of robbery

Under Section 8 of the Theft Act 1968 a person is guilty of robbery if he or she steals and immediately before or at any time of so doing, and in order to do so, uses force, or puts or seeks to put any person in fear of being then and there subjected to force.

The maximum prison sentence for robbery is life imprisonment.

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