I was at store with my nephew, he stole but I was not aware of that until I see him run and before i knew it lost prevention had me in cuffs
Yes, you can be charged. If a jury believes you helped your nephew you could also be convicted at trial. You should hire a lawyer to help you.
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Do not speak with anyone but an attorney, whether hired or appointed, about the facts of your case. As Nathaniel pointed out, the prosecutor would have to prove at trial that you solicited, requested, commanded, encouraged, or intentionally aided the other person in committing the theft. An attorney would need to analyze the prosecutor's evidence to see if there is anything that could be submitted to a jury, or judge, to prove that you were a part of the theft.
You can be charged with anything. Tens, if not hundreds of thousands of people have been charged with crimes they did not commit. Consult a criminal defense attorney .
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