Can someone be convicted of armed robbery of a store if they didn’t enter the store?

Asked on January 28, 2013 under Criminal Law, Louisiana


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Yes, under the laws of all states in this country a person who may be an accomplice to the armed robbery of the store that you have written about could very well be convicted of such a crime even if he or she did not enter the store. It is enough if a member of the conspiracy did the wrongful act and not necessarily the person who did not go into the store.

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