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Is Robbery a First-Degree or Second-Degree Felony?

In Ohio, robbery is a serious crime. It is always charged as a felony, which is considered a more serious offense than a misdemeanor. Depending on the circumstances, robbery could be either a second- or first-degree offense. What causes the degree to elevate are aggravating factors. What Is Robbery? Under O.R.C. 2911.02, robbery is a crime that occurs when an individual commits a theft offense and either has a deadly weapon, causes or threatens to…

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