Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 3-404

(a) An indictment, information, warrant, or other charging document for robbery is sufficient if it substantially states:

“(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) did feloniously rob (name of victim) of (property/service) (having a value of $1,000 or more) (with a dangerous weapon) in violation of (section violated) against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.”.

(b) If a charging document alleges that the value of the property or service subject to this subtitle is $1,000 or more, the court shall instruct the jury to determine whether the value of the property or service is less than $1,000, or $1,000 or more.

(c) Unless a charging document alleges that the value of the property or service subject to this subtitle is $1,000 or more, a felony violation of § 7-104 of this article is not a lesser included crime of robbery.


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