2006 Code of Virginia § 18.2-58 - How punished
18.2-58. How punished.
If any person commit robbery by partial strangulation, or suffocation, or bystriking or beating, or by other violence to the person, or by assault orotherwise putting a person in fear of serious bodily harm, or by the threator presenting of firearms, or other deadly weapon or instrumentalitywhatsoever, he shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished byconfinement in a state correctional facility for life or any term not lessthan five years.
(Code 1950, 18.1-91; 1960, c. 358; 1966, c. 361; 1975, cc. 14, 15, 605;1978, c. 608.)
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