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.
Severity of Crime
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