Ohio Revised Code Title XXIX. Crimes Procedure § 2911.02

(A) No person, in attempting or committing a theft offense or in fleeing immediately after the attempt or offense, shall do any of the following:

(1) Have a deadly weapon on or about the offender's person or under the offender's control;

(2) Inflict, attempt to inflict, or threaten to inflict physical harm on another;

(3) Use or threaten the immediate use of force against another.

(B) Whoever violates this section is guilty of robbery.  A violation of division (A)(1) or (2) of this section is a felony of the second degree.  A violation of division (A)(3) of this section is a felony of the third degree.

(C) As used in this section:

(1) “Deadly weapon” has the same meaning as in section 2923.11 of the Revised Code .

(2) “Theft offense” has the same meaning as in section 2913.01 of the Revised Code .

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