Robbery, under California Penal Code Section 211, is defined as the felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear.
“Fear” is defined as the fear of an unlawful injury to the person or property of the person robbed, or of any relative of his or member of his family. Fear is also defined as the fear of an immediate and unlawful injury to the person or property of anyone in the company of the person robbed at the time of the robbery.
Personal property includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt.
Robbery is punishable as follows: Robbery of the first degree: by imprisonment in the state prison for three, four, or six years. Robbery of the second degree: by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three, or five years.
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