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Commonwealth v. Azim

Superior Court of Pennsylvania
459 A.2d 1244 (1983)


Facts

Charles Azim (defendant) was arrested for conspiracy, assault, and robbery, together with Mylice James and Thomas Robinson. Azim was driving with James and Robinson when he pulled over and stopped the car nearby the victim, Jerry Tennenbaum. Robinson opened the window of the passenger seat and called Tennenbaum over. When Tennenbaum refused to approach the car, Robinson and James exited the car and robbed Tennenbaum. Azim remained in the car. When Robinson and James returned, Azim drove them away. Azim was convicted as charged. He appealed, arguing that the evidence on the conspiracy charge was insufficient to sustain a conviction.

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