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What is the name of your state? California

If a friend is caught stealing from stores, and I'm in the store with him, but not stealing. . . could I be charged with anything?


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were you helping your friend in any way? acting as a lookout, holding the bag, diverting a salesperson, etc.

If yes, then you could be charged.

If you had no idea your friend was going to the store to steal, have your "friend" confirm the story with the police or store security.

BTW, dont be suprised if the store bars you from ever shopping there again.

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