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Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York.

The PEOPLE, etc., respondent, v. Alfred FRAISER, appellant.

Decided: January 27, 2009

STEVEN W. FISHER, J.P., HOWARD MILLER, EDWARD D. CARNI and RUTH C. BALKIN, JJ. Steven Banks, New York, N.Y. (Martin M. Lucente of counsel), for appellant. Charles J. Hynes, District Attorney, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Leonard Joblove, Jodi L. Mandel, and Brooke A. Russakoff of counsel), for respondent.

Appeal by the defendant from a judgment of the Supreme Court, Kings County (Knipel, J.), rendered February 15, 2000, as amended by the same court (Murphy, J.), July 13, 2006, convicting him of robbery in the third degree, grand larceny in the fourth degree, petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree, and menacing in the second degree, upon a jury verdict, and imposing sentence.

ORDERED that the judgment, as amended, is affirmed.

The defendant's claim that the court erred in failing to elaborate in its jury charge on the meaning of the term “deprive” is unpreserved for appellate review (see CPL 470.05[2];  People v. Robinson, 27 A.D.3d 492, 810 N.Y.S.2d 332;  People v. Burch, 188 A.D.2d 479, 480, 591 N.Y.S.2d 415;  People v. Roach, 188 A.D.2d 494, 591 N.Y.S.2d 808).   In any event, inasmuch as there is no reasonable view of the evidence under which the defendant did not intend to permanently deprive the complainant of the property, the defendant's challenge to the court's charge as given is without merit (see People v. Watts, 57 N.Y.2d 299, 301, 456 N.Y.S.2d 677, 442 N.E.2d 1188;  cf. CJI2d[N.Y.] Penal Law § 155.25;  CJI2d [N.Y.] Introductory Charge to Robbery Penal Law § 160 n. 2).

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