A Denver man has been charged with robbery and assault in an I-Pad theft. The Denver Post is reporting that 20-year-old Brandon Smith has been charged with robbery and third-degree assault after allegedly ripping an I-Pad out of a mans hand at Cherry Creek Mall on April 15th. The bag was pulled so violently that it stripped the skin down to the bone of the pinky finger of Bill Jordan. Most of the finger had to be amputated following the incident. Smith was identified by security footage from the shopping center.
According to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, in 2008, a total of 3,186 robberies were reported by law enforcement agencies in Colorado. Strong arm robberies accounted for 1,317 of the total number.
Robbery of any sort is a serious felony with serious penalties in the state of Colorado. You could be facing a significant prison term if convicted. Are you or someone you know facing a felony charge in Colorado? Colorado Springs Robbery Defense Attorney Sarah Christensen is a defense lawyer dedicated to defending individuals facing criminal prosecution or who are under investigation. If you are being investigated for a felony crime in Colorado, you probably have questions. There are significant consequences related to having a criminal record. Do not let criminal charges stand in the way of you and your future. Call Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Attorney Sarah Christensen today at (719)634-7770 for a free consultation.