Chapter 29 of the Texas Penal Code defines robbery and aggravated robbery charges.
“Robbery”, as per § 29.02 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person, in the course of committing theft as defined in Chapter 31 and with intent to obtain or maintain control of the property, they:
- intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another; or
- intentionally or knowingly threatens or places another in fear of imminent bodily injury or death.
An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree.
Second Degree Felony
- Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 20 years or less than two years
- In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000