ROBBERY & AGGRAVATED ROBBERY
(720 ILCS 5/18-1) (from Ch. 38, par. 18-1)
“A person commits robbery when he or she knowingly takes property, except a motor vehicle covered by Section 18-3 or 18-4, from the person or presence of another by the use of force or by threatening the imminent use of force.”
Robbery is a Class 2 felony and can be punishable by up to 5 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. In some circumstances a Robbery can be an Aggravated Robbery. A Robbery can be an Aggravated Robbery if the accused indicates during the robbery that he is armed with a weapon or if the accused administers a controlled substance to the victim in order to take the victim’s property. If you have been charged with a Robbery it is important to contact the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith immediately.
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