45-5-401. Robbery. (1) A person commits the offense of robbery if in the course of committing a theft, the person:

Terms Used In Montana Code 45-5-401

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Knowingly: means only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See Montana Code 1-1-204
  • Person: includes a corporation or other entity as well as a natural person. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201

(a) inflicts bodily injury upon another;

(b) threatens to inflict bodily injury upon any person or purposely or knowingly puts any person in fear of immediate bodily injury; or

(c) commits or threatens immediately to commit any felony other than theft.

(2) A person convicted of the offense of robbery shall be imprisoned in the state prison for a term of not less than 2 years or more than 40 years and may be fined not more than $50,000, except as provided in 46-18-219 and 46-18-222.

(3) ”In the course of committing a theft”, as used in this section, includes acts that occur in an attempt to commit or in the commission of theft or in flight after the attempt or commission.