Landlord Not Responsible for Armed Robbery of Tenant
LVT Number: #31107
Tenant sued landlord for damages based on property loss and personal injury after the tenant of another building apartment and three others entered tenant's apartment through tenant's terrace door and robbed tenant at gunpoint. Tenant was a dealer in rare coins and other antiques, and kept some of his merchandise in his apartment. It appeared that the robbers had accessed the apartment terrace from the roof above. The stolen items were found in the other tenant's apartment, and he and the others were convicted of the crime in federal court.