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It is not exactly true that if you attempt to stop a repo man he has to leave the car behind. What is true is that repossession of a vehicle cannot cause a "breach of the peace." Thus, if you were attempting to repossess a car and you had to use physical force against a driver, then you have surpassed your legal allowance in repossession. However, a driver of a vehicle cannot get out of the car and then assault you as you are repossessing the vehicle. If the vehicle is repossessed, and it causes a breach of the peace, then the repossession was not accomplished legally.
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