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Robbery Table 3

Robbery, Types of Weapons Used

Percent Distribution by Region, 2013

Region Total all
weapons1
Armed
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other weapons Strong-arm
Total 100.0 40.0 7.6 8.9 43.6
Northeast 100.0 31.0 9.1 7.9 51.9
Midwest 100.0 44.4 5.5 9.1 41.0
South 100.0 49.0 6.6 8.5 35.9
West 100.0 30.8 9.0 10.1 50.1
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.