Indiana Judges Association (IJA) (2017)
CHAPTER 3 OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON
Instruction No. 3.5700. Robbery.
The crime of robbery is defined by law as follows:
A person who knowingly or intentionally takes property from another person or from the presence of another person [by using or threatening the use of force on any person] [by putting any person in fear] commits robbery, a Level 5 felony.
[The offense is a Level 3 felony if it (is committed while armed with a deadly weapon) (results in bodily injury to any person other than a defendant).] [The offense is a Level 2 felony if it results in serious bodily injury to any person other than a defendant.]
Before you may convict the Defendant, the State must have proved each of the following elements beyond a reasonable doubt:
1. The Defendant
2. knowingly or intentionally
3. took property from ___________[name]
took property from the presence of ___________[name]
4. [by using or threatening the use of force on (name)]
[by putting (name) in fear]
[5. and (for Level 3 felony) (when committing the offense Defendant was armed with a deadly weapon)
(for Level 3 felony) (the commission of the offense resulted in bodily injury to ___________[name person other than Defendant])
(for Level 2 felony) (the commission of the offense resulted in serious bodily injury to [name person other than Defendant]).]
If the State failed to prove each of these elements beyond a reasonable doubt, you must find the Defendant not guilty of robbery, a Level 5/3/2 felony, charged in Count __________________.