Robbery a serious crime in Houston and is one of the most common forms theft no matter what corner of the world you look.
There are two forms of robbery related criminal charges in Texas; Robbery & Aggravated Robbery. The severity of the criminal charge will largely depend on if a threat or occurrence of violence, injury, or death was used as leverage against the victim.
There are many people who have stolen something as minor as a piece of candy from a store, but the truth is that those small acts of shoplifting can be a gateway to more serious theft related crimes in the future. Even though it may seem innocent, this is how most criminals begin their life of crime as it has been well documented in many situations.