Robbery is using force or the threat of force to take property from a person either directly or in their presence. The maximum punishment for robbery is 136 months in prison, or 11 years and three months. The specific Kansas law that makes robbery an unlawful act is K.S.A. 21-3426.

Aggravated Robbery

Aggravated robbery is the same as simple robbery but with the addition of either a dangerous weapon or bodily harm inflicted upon a person in the course of the robbery. The harm does not have to be inflicted upon the victim. The maximum prison term for an aggravated robbery is 247 months or approximately twenty (20) and a half years. The specific Kansas law that makes aggravated robbery an unlawful activity is K.S.A. 21-3427.