- A person commits an offense if, in the course of committing theft and with the intent to obtain or maintain control of the property, he:
- intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another; or intentional
- or knowingly threatens or places another in fear of imminent bodily injury or death.
- An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree.
- A person commits an offense if he commits robbery and he:
- 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.
- An offense under this section is a felony of the first degree.
- In this section, “disabled person” means an individual with a mental, physical, or developmental disability who is substantially unable to protect himself from harm.
Theft From Person
- A person commits an offense if he unlawfully appropriates property with intent to deprive the owner of the property.
- A state jail felony if:
- regardless of value, the property is stolen from the person of another or from a human corpse or grave
Note: Capital Murder -- A person commits an offense if the person commits murder in the course of committing or attempting to commit robbery. This is punishable by the death penalty.
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