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Robbery

Robbery is defined in the Criminal Code as theft with the use of or threats of violence. The accused may also be guilty of robbery where he or she assaults another person with intent to steal from that person (even if nothing was actually stolen). Finally, the accused may also be guilty of robbery where he or she steals from another person while armed with an offensive weapon or imitation of a weapon.

Robbery is an indictable offence that carries a maximum potential penalty of life imprisonment. In certain situations, where accused person used a firearm in commission of robbery, the Criminal Code sets out mandatory minimum sentences of imprisonment.

Vladimir Fedorchuk

Barrister & Solicitor
120 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 500
Toronto, Ontario
M4P 1E2

Cel: 647-203-9636
Fax: 647-776-3168

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