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Welcome to Law.SE. This site does not provide specific legal advice but here is general information answering the implied question about what to do when assaulted in such a manner: Especially if the chemicals got in your eyes, try to go to a bathroom or at least water fountain if available to wash things off, and get any chemicals well rinsed from your ...


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You can make a complaint to the police: they will decide if they want to investigate the matter. Depending on which country/state you are in there may be a statute of limitations that means they cannot take action. Notwithstanding, unless there were witnesses apart from him and you this would be an extremely difficult case to get a conviction as there is ...


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Most states have some form of a shopkeeper's privledge law. This affords a store the right to detain a person ONLY to determine if they are trying to steal property. The length of detention varies. Generally it is as long as necessary to determine if property is being stolen (e.g. check with a cashier, check surveillance videos, read the receipt, etc...) and ...


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This will vary by state. In Wisconsin, according to state statute 943.50(3) the security guard could be immune from both criminal charges and civil liability for detaining you if they have "reasonable cause for believing" that you stole something, even if they later turn out to be wrong. A... merchant's... security agent who has reasonable cause for ...


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