Robbery involves illegally removing property from another person or organization, often using force or intimidation. Robbery has changed in nature throughout history because of the changing nature of goods that are available to be robbed, the rise in capacity of the state to deal with the robbery, and the motivations of the robber. Increasingly, robbery has become a small-scale but widespread issue fueled by the desire to obtain cash to meet an addiction. This kind of crime is associated with urban rather than rural or suburban areas, where social ...

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