Robbery is committed when a person uses or threatens immediate physical force on an individual in the course of committing or attempting to commit theft. Robbery can be committed in one of three degrees under the Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS). Robbery in the third degree (ORS § 164.395) involves nothing but the previously mentioned force and threat of force. Robbery in the second degree (ORS § 164.405) also involves the representation of a dangerous or deadly weapon, and/or the aid of another person who is present. Robbery in the first degree (ORS § 164.415) involves being armed with a deadly weapon; use or attempted use of such a weapon; and/or causing or attempting to cause serious personal injury.
The penalties for robbery in the state of Oregon are as follows:
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