2017 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 8 - Offenses Involving Theft
Article 2 - Robbery
§ 16-8-40. Robbery
- (a) A person commits the offense of robbery when, with intent to commit theft, he takes property of another from the person or the immediate presence of another:
- (1) By use of force;
- (2) By intimidation, by the use of threat or coercion, or by placing such person in fear of immediate serious bodily injury to himself or to another; or
- (3) By sudden snatching.
- (b) A person convicted of the offense of robbery shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than 20 years.
- (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code section, any person who commits the offense of robbery against a person who is 65 years of age or older shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment for not less than five nor more than 20 years.
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