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Can An NYC Store Detain You For Shoplifting

According to The New York Timesretail theft is on the rise. You can probably expect most of the places where you shop to be more vigilant about the possibility of shoplifting. Some stores are even getting rid of self-checkout devices because they are worried about shoplifting.

What should you do if a security guard stops you from shoplifting? Are they really allowed to detain you?

Here’s what you need to know.

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