They have evidence.
They have testimonial evidence from an alleged eye witness.
That is clearly enough to arrest, to formally charge and may even be enough to convict. The difference maker will be a skilled and experienced criminal defense lawyer who can argue "reasonable doubt" (which can come from the evidence, the LACK OF EVIDENCE - caps intentional - or conflicts in the evidence).
Please do not presume to know the law, criminal procedure or even the "facts and circumstances" of this particular case, because you do not.
"A man" needs a skilled and experienced criminal defense lawyer.
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That is not "no evidence at all." The man who said this should be deposed so that you can tie him down to what he has to say.
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Eye witness testimony is evidence, albeit the most unreliable kind of evidence. That is a serious accusation and he could be convicted solely on the witness's testimony.
One witness saying that might be all it takes.
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That is enough. Many a person sits in prison convicted but nothing more than eye witness testimony. Hire an attorney to represent you regarding this matter. Good luck.
B. Elaine Jones, Esq.
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