If you or a loved one has been charged with Armed Robbery in Georgia, we can help. While robbery is primarily taking the property of another from that person; armed robbery means that you used a weapon during the taking. Armed Robbery is considered a serious violent felony in Georgia. The offense of robbery by intimidation is a lesser-included offense of the crime of armed robbery.
Georgia Law on Armed Robbery
Georgia Code §16-8-41 states that a person commits the offense of armed robbery when, with intent to commit theft, he or she takes property of another from the person or the immediate presence of another by use of an offensive weapon, or any replica, article, or device have the appearance of such weapon.
Also, there is a new type of Armed Robbery in Georgia, Armed Robbery of a Pharmacy. This category carries stiff penalties and requires a different strategy.
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