Were you recently charged with robbery in Texas? Do you want to learn how to defend yourself against the charges? In this post, we’re going to detail the Texas laws on robbery and explain common defenses that you may be able to use to fight your charges.
Definition of Robbery in Texas
According to the Texas statutes, robbery is when, while committing a theft, someone:
“(1) intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another; or
(2) intentionally or knowingly threatens or places another in fear of imminent bodily injury or death.”
Robbery is defined as “aggravated” if:
- The act of robbery causes another person serious bodily injury
- The act of robbery involves the use or exhibition of a