STEAL: The object of the verb ‘steal’ is the THING which is taken away.
e.g. They stole MY BIKE.
ROB: the object of the verb ‘rob’ is the person or place from which things are stolen.
e.g. I was robbed last night. A mask man robbed the bank.
OTHER TYPES OF CRIMES
Stealing something from a shop
Entering a building illegally and stealing things from it.
Stealing from someone’s pocket or handbag
Taking something illegally into another country
Attacking someone, often on the street, generally to get money
Taking a person hostage in exchange for money or other favours.
Threatening to make a dark secret public in order to get money