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3boys40 Sun 16-Nov-14 18:08:01

So I was out shopping with my 3dc. I passed an incident where a lady was arguing with a man over a jacket his was supposed to have stolen from her shop. She asked himto give it backorshewas goingto phonethe police. She than asked passers by for a phone. I guess I was worried about losing the phone orsome other backlash so carriedon walking with a view to telling a pcso or police that the incident was happening.
WasI wrong to be suspicious? should I havegot involved?

3boys40 Sun 16-Nov-14 18:08:58

sorry for lack of spaces. Tablet and fat fingers.

ChimesAndCarols Sun 16-Nov-14 18:10:46

You could have offered to ring the police yourself, perhaps. I would not just walk on by.

Sirzy Sun 16-Nov-14 18:12:47

I would have called the police myself.

LokiBear Sun 16-Nov-14 18:13:02

If I was with my dc then I wouldn't have got involved. I would have rang the police though.

addictedtobass Sun 16-Nov-14 18:13:12

I would have not got involved directly but I would have called the Police in case it got really ugly.

3boys40 Sun 16-Nov-14 18:23:09

You are right ofc course I should have done that. I guess I wasn't thinking. Phone the police that is.

RaisingMen Sun 16-Nov-14 18:32:40

YANBU. Like you say, it could have been a set up. If she was outside arguing with a shoplifter surely her colleagues were aware and had already called the police? If not, she put herself in a dangerous situation by confronting him alone.

LadyLuck10 Sun 16-Nov-14 18:34:21

I would not have got involved either.

3boys40 Sun 16-Nov-14 18:36:43

There were quite a few late teens hanging around also so I guess I did feel vulnerable.

MrsWolowitz Sun 16-Nov-14 18:38:17

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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