|Violent Crime Victimization
||Does the age profile of robbery victims vary with offender age?
||With robbery, a majority of both the victims of juvenile offenders (57%) and the victims of adult offenders (92%) were adults age 18 or older.
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- Robbery victims of juvenile offenders were younger than the robbery victims of adult offenders, but a majority were adults over age 18, in contrast to the victims of aggravated, simple, or sexual assault with juvenile offenders.
- Among those victimized in violent crimes committed by juvenile offenders, approximately 4% were victims of robbery.
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book
. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/victims/qa02604.asp?qaDate=20050531.
Released on May 31, 2005.
Adapted from McCurley, C., and Snyder, H. (2004). Victims of Violent Juvenile Crime
. Washington, DC: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Federal Bureau of Investigation. (2000). National Incident-Based Reporting System Master Files
for the years 1997 and 1998 [machine-readable data files]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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