To sustain a conviction in Massachusetts for the crime of Unarmed Robbery, the prosecutor has the burden of proving, beyond a reasonable doubt that:
- The defendant either applied actual force and violence to the body of the victim or put the victim in fear by threatening words or gestures;
- The defendant took the money or other property with the intent to steal it; and
- The defendant took the money or other property from the immediate control of the victim.
If you have been charged with the crime of Unarmed Robbery or any similar Theft Crime of Crime of Violence, you should immediately consult with an experienced Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer.
Boston Criminal Attorney Lefteris K. Travayiakis has extensive experience in defending persons charged with the crime of Unarmed Robbery and is available 24/7. To schedule a Free Consultation, Contact Us Online or call 617-325-9500.