Robbery is defined under Tennessee Code Annotated 39-13-401 as the intentional or knowing theft of property from the person of another by violence or placing them in fear. Robbery is a Class C felony, punishable by 3 to 15 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
It's easier to be convicted of Robbery than one might think. Emotional testimony from an alleged victim that they were victimized during an attempted robbery may be all a jury needs to hear to convict someone of Robbery. Call the experienced team of criminal defense attorneys at Ryan C. Davis Law, PLLC to begin preparing your defense today.
While Robbery is a Class C felony, the facts of the case could result in more serious charges. Aggravated Robbery charges could result if: