Robbery Table 3

Robbery, Types of Weapons Used
Percent Distribution by Region, 2008
Region Total all
weapons1
Armed Strong-arm
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other weapons
Total 100.0 43.5 7.7 8.7 40.2
Northeast 100.0 34.2 9.8 8.7 47.3
Midwest 100.0 46.1 5.4 9.2 39.3
South 100.0 51.5 6.8 8.1 33.5
West 100.0 33.8 9.2 9.3 47.7