The felony offense of Unarmed Robbery is a felony crime punishable by up to 15 years imprisonment. The offense of Unarmed Robbery is committed when a person assaults another person in order to steal property personally from that person by force. A person must have the intent to steal property from the person being robbed in order to be convicted of this offense. Any degree of force in the assault is sufficient for a conviction. There need not be any injury for this charge to go forward. This offense does not involve use of a weapon.
If a person is convicted of the offense of Unarmed Robbery in Washtenaw County, he/she will normally spend approximately 5 years in prison. A person convicted of this felony offense will also lose the right to vote, the right to possess and use firearms, the right to serve on a jury, the ability to obtain certain professional licenses and obtain quality employment, the ability to obtain certain types of travel visas, and may be deported from the country.