Extortion: n. willfully and nonfraudulently stealing property primarily with the threat of force
Give me the money or I will break your arm or give me the money or I will kill your offspring or give me your wallet or I will shoot you are all examples of extortion where you are using the threat of force to get what you want.
A stickup or holdup is really a subset of extortion.
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