Robbery is the illegal acquiring of property from an individual or organisation without consent and is accompanied by force or threat of power.
Robbery (armed robbery) or may not involve a weapon (unarmed robbery).
What the Law Says - Section 77 of the Crimes Act 1958
(1) A person is guilty of aggravated burglary if he or she commits a burglary and-
(a) at the time has with him or her any firearm or imitation firearm, any offensive weapon or any explosive or imitation explosive; or
(b) at the time of entering the building or the part of the building a person was then present in the building or part of the building and he or she knew that a person was then so present or was reckless as to whether or not a person was then so present.
(1A) For the purposes of subsection (1)-
(2) A person guilty of aggravated burglary is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to level 2 imprisonment (25 years maximum).
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