Implies the use or threat to use violence in taking someone else's property. Some very old Burglary policy wordings may specifically mention robbery and hold-up, but this cover is included in modern Theft insurances.
The felonious and forcible taking of property by violence inflicted upon the victim of the robbery, or by putting such person in fear of violence. This includes money, checks, and goods taken from such person during a holdup.
the taking or attempting to take anything of value that is owned by another person or organization, under confrontational circumstances by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear. A key difference between robbery and theft/larceny is that a threat or battery is involved in robbery.
offences involving unlawful taking of property, with intent to permanently deprive the owner of the property, from the immediate possession of a person, or an organisation, or control, custody or care of a person, accompanied by the use, and/or threatened use of immediate force or violence. Robbery victims can therefore be persons or organisations. In this publication, 'robbery victims' refers only to persons.
Robbery is the crime of seizing property through violence or intimidation. A perpetrator of a robbery is a robber. Violence is an ingredient of most robberies, and its use sometimes results in the murder of the victim(s).