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PEOPLE v. THOMAS, B169300

A purse snatch satifies the force or fear element of robbery where the the thief wrests the purse from the individual who has it on his or her person, using the amount of force necessary to get it away.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/04/2005
  • Published 03/04/2005

Judges

  • EPSTEIN, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Diana M. Teran, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer and Edmund G. Brown Jr., Attorneys General, Robert R. Anderson and Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorneys General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Assistant Attorney General, Lance E. Winters, Marc J. Nolan, William H. Davis, Jr. and Kristofer Jorstad, Deputy Attorneys General for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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