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Simple vs. Aggravated Robbery in Minnesota
Simple vs. Aggravated Robbery in Minnesota
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When you hear the word “robbery,” what do you think of? Ski masks? Bank robbers? Outlaws? The portrayals of robbers and robberies may look dramatic on television and in movies, but the real stories of robberies aren’t so glamorous.


Take the story of Minnesota representative Dennis Smith. A few weeks ago, he was walking around Grand Avenue in St. Paul after signing a bill into law that he co-authored. As he headed toward his car, a man approached,

What Does Minnesota Consider “Aggravated” Robbery?
What Does Minnesota Consider “Aggravated” Robbery?
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If you have been arrested, you know that the charges aren’t always cut and dry.


For example, let’s look at robbery. Robbery is the act of taking property from another person by using force or threats of force. Seems simple enough, but there are three forms of robbery you could be charged with.


All of these charges are felony charges. And in Minnesota, each individual felony charge has its own sentencing guidelines. So simple robbery, aggravated robbery



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