A person who engages in conduct proscribed under section 530 and who in the course of engaging in that conduct, possesses a dangerous weapon or an article used or fashioned in a manner to lead any person present to reasonably believe the article is a dangerous weapon, or who represents orally or otherwise that he or she is in possession of a dangerous weapon, is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for life or for any term of years. If an aggravated assault or serious injury is inflicted by any person while violating this section, the person shall be sentenced to a minimum term of imprisonment of not less than 2 years.
Amended by 2004, Act 128, s 1, eff. 7/1/2004.
1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;--CL 1948, 750.529 ;--Am. 1959, Act 71, Eff. Mar. 19, 1960. .