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‘Robbery’ Upheld When Person Nearby (access required)

A defendant can be convicted of robbery under Va. Code § 18.2-58 even though the 12-year-old victim whose cell phone, iPod and camera were taken from her purse, was not in the room when the property was taken but had been forced at gunpoint into a nearby bedroom with her mother; the Court of Appeals ...

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