Robbery Lawyer in Toronto, Brampton, Orangeville and GTA
The Criminal Code of Canada defines robbery Robbery as any accused person who:
(a) steals, and for the purpose of extorting whatever is stolen or to prevent or overcome resistance to the stealing, uses violence or threats of violence to a person or property;
(b) steals from any person and, at the time he steals or immediately before or immediately thereafter, wounds, beats, strikes or uses any personal violence to that person;
(c) assaults any person with intent to steal from him; or
(d) steals from any person while armed with an offensive weapon or imitation thereof.
Robbery is generally associated with a form of violence whereas a simple Theft does not require any malicious or violent intent.
If you’ve been charged with Robbery anywhere in Toronto, Brampton, Orangeville and surrounding GTA, we can help guide you through the complex and stressful process that lies ahead. Call GSP Law to discuss your case and put forth your best defence at 905-789-7840.