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Q: Is attempt robbery a violent crime in state of Indiana

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Andrew L. Bennett
Andrew L. Bennett
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  • Valparaiso, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: Yes

Peter Wade Kolp
Peter Wade Kolp
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  • BROOKLYN, NY

A: Sec. 1 . (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a person who knowingly or intentionally takes property from another person or from the presence of another person:

(1) by using or threatening the use of force on any person;  or

(2) by putting any person in fear;

commits robbery, a Level 5 felony.  However, the offense is a Level 3 felony if it is committed while armed with a deadly weapon or results in bodily injury to any person other than a defendant, and a Level 2 felony if it results in serious bodily injury to any person other than a defendant.

(b) A person who knowingly or intentionally takes a controlled substance from a pharmacist acting in an official capacity or from a pharmacy by:

(1) using or threatening the use of force on any person;  or

(2) putting any person in fear;

commits robbery, a Level 4 felony.  However, the offense is a Level 2 felony if it is committed while armed with a deadly weapon or results in bodily injury to any person other than the defendant, and the offense is a Level 1 felony if it results in serious bodily injury to any person other than the defendant.

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