Is There an Attempted Estes Robbery under P.C. § 663?

If a person shoplifts an item, is then confronted by a police officer, loss prevention or a store employee and uses force to get away, and does get away for a while, is this an attempted Estes robbery or a completed Estes robbery? We like the answer that it is an attempted crime for expungement purposes perhaps, although one can see the logic to both answers. To read more about this “riddle” posed to the appellate court, click on the following link –

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