Purse Snatching and Pickpocketing: Why Neither of These Things are Robbery.
There are several types of robbery charges in North Carolina. There is common law robbery, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and train robbery. All three of these crimes will result in a felony conviction.
What Makes Robbery, Robbery?
Robbery is distinguishable from other theft crimes because it usually requires the victim to not only be present, but also be threatened with bodily harm.