Robbery is when a person uses violence or threats to take something from you.

Everyone reacts differently to crime, it will be personal to you and your situation. Robbery is classed as a violent crime and even if no injury has occurred the threat of violence can be very distressing and damaging. Shock and fear are very common reactions after experiencing something traumatic, other common reactions may include but are not limited to:

  • Feeling upset, sad or unsafe
  • Frightened to go out in public
  • Feeling anxious
  • Feeling guilty
  • Difficulty sleeping or relaxing
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Speaking to an independent person can be a helpful way to help process your feelings. Our supporters have a great depth of understanding and experiencing of supporting people after crime. Our team listen and work with you to tailor the support to your needs.