Armed Robbery in Arizona
Armed robbery is taken very seriously in the state of Arizona, as it is a class 2 felony and can carry a prison sentence of 7 to 21 years. Armed robbery differs from robbery in the fact that the perpetrator is confronting the victim with a deadly weapon. Below is the Arizona definition of armed robbery.
A. A person commits armed robbery if, in the course of committing robbery as defined in section 13-1902, such person or an accomplice:
- Is armed with a deadly weapon or a simulated deadly weapon, or
- Uses or threatens to use a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or a simulated deadly weapon.
B. Armed robbery is a class 2 felony.
An armed robbery conviction can have severe consequences on your freedom and your future.