What is Larceny From The Person?

Legal Definition
Larceny committed where the property stolen is on the person or in the immediate charge or custody of the person from whom the theft is made, but without such circumstances of force or violence as would constitute robbery, including pocket-picking and such crimes. Williams v. U. S., 3 App. D C 345; State v. Eno, 8 Minn. 22o (Gil. 190).
-- Black's Law Dictionary