2018 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXXVIII - Crimes and Punishment; Peace Officers and Public Defenders
Chapter 570 - Robbery, Stealing and Related Offenses
Section 570.023 Robbery in the first degree — penalty.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 570.023 (2018)

Effective 01 Jan 2017, see footnote


Chapter 570

570.023. Robbery in the first degree — penalty. — 1. A person commits the offense of robbery in the first degree if he or she forcibly steals property and in the course thereof he or she, or another participant in the offense:

(1) Causes serious physical injury to any person; or

(2) Is armed with a deadly weapon; or

(3) Uses or threatens the immediate use of a dangerous instrument against any person; or

(4) Displays or threatens the use of what appears to be a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument; or

(5) Steals any controlled substance from a pharmacy.

2. The offense of robbery in the first degree is a class A felony.


(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Transferred 2014; formerly 569.020; Effective 1-01-17

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Missouri may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.