2012 New York Consolidated Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title J - OFFENSES INVOLVING THEFT
Article 160 - (160.00 - 160.15) ROBBERY
160.00 - Robbery; defined.


NY Penal L § 160.00 (2012) What's This?
 
  § 160.00 Robbery; defined.
    Robbery  is  forcible  stealing. A person forcibly steals property and
  commits robbery when, in the course of committing a larceny, he uses  or
  threatens  the  immediate  use of physical force upon another person for
  the purpose of:
    1. Preventing or overcoming resistance to the taking of  the  property
  or to the retention thereof immediately after the taking; or
    2.  Compelling the owner of such property or another person to deliver
  up the property or  to  engage  in  other  conduct  which  aids  in  the
  commission of the larceny.

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