Aggravated Robbery is a very serious crime. Texas takes offenses and violence against individuals very seriously. Aggravated robbery is considered a crime of violence.
A person commits aggravated robbery if he or she commits <robbery> and he or she:
- causes serious bodily injury to another;
- uses or exhibits a deadly weapon; or
- causes bodily injury to another person or threatens or places another person in fear of imminent bodily injury or death, if the other person is 65 years of age or older or a disabled person.
If an individual commits aggravated robbery, the punishment is a <1st degree felony>.
See <Robbery> for similar defenses.
The exact language of this law, further details, and additional punishment concerns can be found in section 29.03 of the Texas Penal Code. None of this information can take place of the information, knowledge, and expertise provided by a licensed attorney.