Robbery is an offence under s 8 Theft Act 1968. The Act states: A person is guilty of robbery if he steals, and immediately before or at the time of doing so, and in order to do so, he uses force on any person or puts or seeks to put any person in fear of being then and there subjected to force. Aggravated burglary is an offence under s 10(1) Theft Act 1968. The Act states that the offence is committed where the defendant commits any burglary and at the time has with him any firearm or imitation firearm, any weapon of offence, or any explosive. Aggravated vehicle-taking is an offence under s 12A Theft Act 1968. This section was added to the Theft Act by the Aggravated Vehicle-taking Act 1992. The mens rea of the offence involves dishonesty, knowledge that payment on the spot is required and an intention to avoid payment permanently.