Robbery is defined as theft by use of force, whether with slight force or through the use of a weapon. It is a very serious offense, carrying a sentence of up to twenty years in prison. Penalties for a robbery offense have the potential to seriously disrupt your life, especially if you do not have an experienced criminal defense lawyer to help you navigate the criminal justice system.
Times-Tribune reports that a man entered First Liberty Bank and Trust on Wyoming Avenue
in Scranton, jumped on the counter and demanded money, and then fled on
foot. Thankfully no one was injured in this crime, but the alleged robber
did point a gun at a clerk. A robbery charge such as this one is extremely
serious, and individuals facing criminal charges such a crime need to
hire the right criminal defense attorney to handle the job.
At Rogan Law, we can help you if you have been charged with robbery. Hiring an experienced lawyer right away will give the attorney more time to gather information and evidence and to come up with more effective defense strategies.
For help with criminal charges, contact an experienced and knowledgable Scranton Wilkes-Barre criminal defense attorney today!