What Defense Strategies Can Be Used In Robbery Cases?

The first step in defending robbery charges is to look at the elements of the crime. Was the taking of personal property wrongful? Was it carried away? Was it from the immediate presence of another? Was the victim put in fear? Was the taking forceful? Did the defendant threaten serious bodily injury? Did the defendant commit or threaten to commit a felony upon the victim?

Other defenses include:

  • Didn’t do it
  • Intoxicated
  • Entrapment
  • Duress
  • You actually owned the property
  • Lack of evidence
  • Victim never knew the property was taken
  • Mistaken identity
  • Coercion

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