Criminal Code Section 18-760, Robbery. A person who knowingly takes anything of value from the person or presence of another by use of force, threats, or intimidation commits robbery.
Criminal Code Section 18-773, Larceny. Any person who wrongfully takes, obtains, or withholds, by any means, from the possession of the owner or of any other person any money, personal property, or article of value of any kind, with intent permanently to deprive another person of the use and benefit of property is guilty of larceny.
Facts: Over the years, Larry borrowed several tools from his next-door neighbour. Usually he returned the items, but on occasion he forgot. One of the tools he did not return is a drill. The neighbour goes to Larry's house and tells him that if he doesn't return the drill the neighbour will file criminal charges. Larry says, "I'm keeping your drill and if you try to come get it or file charges I'll beat you up."
Question: Identify the issue(s) involving criminal law raised by this fact situation.

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