Robbery with Force

  crimes, Criminal law

Currently, crime has increased significantly. People live in environments full of fear and corruption, and one of the first causes is heist hard

This crime can be defined as the act of seizure of another person's movable property, carried out without the will of the owner and for profit, using violence to protect the stolen thing.

In this article we will leave you everything you need to know about the robbery with force, read until the end. 

What is known as Robbery with force?

He robbery with force It is a crime where you must destroy a physical object to obtain something that does not belong to you. The crime of forced theft includes the destruction of a physical object to obtain something that does not belong to you.

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It is one of the types of theft crimes that exist: violent theft of things and violent theft of people.

The person who commits theft is the one who takes possession of another's furniture for profit, or uses force to enter or leave the home, uses force, and threatens others with committing a crime, or to protect the victim from escaping or those who pursue him.

This is stipulated in the article 237 of Penal Code.

Regulations for theft by force

This crime of theft necessarily becomes clear in the article 238 of the Penal Code Spanish.

The crime of property theft is committed by a person who commits acts in any of the following cases:

Climbing for the first time Broken walls, ceilings, floors, doors or windows. Breaking cabinets, trunks or other furniture, as well as locked or unlocked objects.

Picking locks or revealing keys to steal items, whether at the scene of the theft or outside. Use fake keys or the inability of some alarm or protection systems.

Unlike violent and horrific robbery methods, brute force robbery is a unique feature of our criminal system.

Currently, after the recent revision of the Penal Code, the use of force must be taken into account when entering and leaving.

Means of applying force to an object

The means of force specified in article 238 of the Penal Code must be understood in the normative sense and not in the general sense.

Force on things refers to the foreclosure process from the standpoint that the property is surrounded by security measures physical. These are compounds capable of protecting assets.

Therefore, the power above all is limited to the only exclusive methods provided for in Article 238:

It can be external in walls, ceilings, floors, doors, windows, among others, and internal in furniture, locks, among others. In addition, the final effect of terminating the element's closing function is taken into account. 

The use of non-physical locking means is also foreseen (for example, sound, audiovisual aids, among others. Use fake keys. 

It can be any unlocking device that has the form and function of a key (stipulated in the article 239 of the Penal Code).

The following will be considered false keys:

1. Hooks or others similar tools.

2. The legal key lost or obtained by the owner through crime.

3. Who is not designated by the employer to open the offending lock by the inmate.

For the purposes of this subsection, a key is considered a card, magnetic or hole punch, remote control or opener, and any other technological device with a similar effect.

What are the penalties for burglary?

1. The perpetrators of the crime of appropriation of property will be punished with imprisonment of one to three years.

2. Will be punished with imprisonment of two to five years in any of the cases provided for in the article 235 of the penal code Spanish