If someone is charged with aggravated robbery but no weapon was found, does the charge remain the same?

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If someone is charged with aggravated robbery but no weapon was found, does the charge remain the same?

Asked on May 7, 2009 under Criminal Law, Texas

Answers:

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 12 years ago | Contributor

Aggravated robbery is the robbery and causing serious bodily injury to another during the robbery, OR using or showing a deadly weapon.

So, it would remain the same with or without a weapon as long as serious bodily injury was suffered by another person during the course of the robbery.


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