Strong arm robbery is larceny with force, threat of force, or intimidation. It is a felony charge that carries up to 20 years in prison plus a fine.
Keep in mind that the exact defenses available to a person accused of strong arm robbery depend on the facts and circumstances of the charge. Some of the common defenses to robbery charges are:
Innocence is a defense to strong arm robbery. A prosecutor has the burden of proving the defendant committed the crime. However, a defendant can offer evidence of their innocence, such as an alibi for their whereabouts during the crime.
Whenever you are suspected of or charged with strong arm robbery, you should contact a criminal lawyer. You and your lawyer can work together on a defense strategy that can get the charge dismissed, reduced, or not guilty verdict.
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