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Robbery Table 3

Robbery, Types of Weapons Used

Percent Distribution by Region, 2015

Region Total all
weapons1
Armed Strong-arm
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other weapons
Total 100.0 40.8 7.9 9.1 42.2
Northeast 100.0 29.2 10.3 8.8 51.7
Midwest 100.0 46.5 5.6 8.7 39.2
South 100.0 51.4 6.4 8.2 33.9
West 100.0 29.6 9.8 10.7 49.9
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.