Hi I was caught from shoplifting in a supermarket. The value of goods are around 70 dollars. The security guard called the police and they filled a form with my personal information and descriptions of stolen goods. I can't say how regret I was when I sit there waiting for the cop. The security guard took a picture of me using his phone. Then the cops came, they took a picture of the stolen items and asked my name, DOB and home address. They said They won't charge any fine nor send me to court considering my circumstances. Then they let me go. Now I am so worried that they gonna put photos on the wall and tell my school about that. They said they will give me caution this time and a consulting service called Supportlink will contact me. Now I can't eat nor do anything else but thinking and regretting. And my question is: 1. Will I have a bad record wherever I go (applying jobs, applying bank accounts, signing phones, going to hotels)? 2. Will my school teacher knoe about it? 3. Will they publish my photo?
HelloYou should no be concerned. Its a $70 theft issue and you need to relax.1. No you will not have a bad record as the police has not gone to court and you have not been recorded with a criminal record.2. No.3. They are not allowed to publish the photo.Please accept.
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