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Is Mens Rea essential to shoplifting? [duplicate]

Suppose one walks out of a store without realising that something they’re holding has not been paid for. Can they still be convicted of shoplifting for this unintentional act?
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What is the threshold of suspicion for retail loss prevention to subject shoppers to various impositions

Meet Bob. Bob purchased something and elects not to print/collect a receipt from the self checkout till. The security then accosts him suspecting him of not paying for it and he insists that he did, ...