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larceny vs. robbery
larceny vs. robbery: What's the difference?
In legal terminology, larceny is the wrongful taking and carrying away of someone else’s personal goods for your own use without the use of forceful actions. Robbery involves taking someone’s property away from them while in their immediate presence, against their will, by violence or intimidation.
[ lahr-suh-nee ]
- the wrongful taking of someone's property or goods, removing them from their owner's posession with intent to convert them to the taker's own use.
[ rob-uh-ree ]
- the act, the practice, or an instance of robbing.
- the felonious taking of someone's property from their person or in their immediate presence, against their will, by violence or intimidation.