A College Station man was recently sentenced to 20 years in prison for an aggravated robbery conviction. During the robbery, he told an employee he had a 9 mm handgun with exactly seven rounds in the magazine. He then showed her the gun.
The robber got away with nothing more than a bit of cash from the register before he was apprehended in a WalMart parking lot less than two miles from the crime scene.
Although he did not discharge his weapon during the course of the robbery, the offense was considered aggravated due to his display of a deadly weapon during the commission of the crime.
The line between robbery and aggravated robbery is often thin, and in some [...]