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the act or crime of taking another's property unlawfully and by force

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The arrests were made in connection with five cash in transit robberies, an attempted cash in transit robbery and a business robbery between November 2013 and April 2014.
There were 47 armed robberies of people or stores in October -- the most seen this year.
A police spokeswoman said: "Police investigating a series of robberies and attempted robberies have charged two people.
In 2012, robberies accounted for an estimated $414 million in losses.
There were at least 26 bank robberies in Ventura County this year, compared with 16 in both 2005 and 2004, according to FBI statistics.
The number of robberies reported to West Midlands Police between April 2004 and last month has dropped dramatically.
Latest figures show 188 recorded robberies between February and May this year, reduced from 319 during the same period last year.
The relationship between killers and victims changed as well, reflecting the shift from brawls to robberies.
On Mexico's roads, robberies of merchandise have grown almost as common as gaping potholes.
During the 1960s, an average of 400 bank robberies occurred each year in the FBI's Los Angeles Field Office (FBILA) jurisdiction, which exceeds 40,000 square miles and consists of seven counties.
Mock robberies coordinated with local law enforcement agencies are scheduled weeks and even months ahead to allow police program coordinators and business managers to schedule personnel who will train as well as those who will participate.
The Massachusetts Bankers Association today issued a report to the Bay State banking industry with dozens of recommendations designed to prevent bank robberies and help apprehend criminals.
WORCESTER - Two Templeton residents have been indicted by a Worcester grand jury in connection with three robberies in the region last summer and fall.
Nationwide in 2009, there were an estimated 408,217 robberies.
LANCASTER -- A 14-year-old gang member charged with two other boys with committing $20,000 in vandalism at Piute Middle School has been linked to at least two robberies, sheriff's deputies said.