Legal rights of security guards
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I am interested to know the power or legal right of a security guard (complex contractor) to restrain, physically or otherwise, a suspected shop lifter. Also whether the same rights/powers apply to a store security guard (store security) Are either of these people able to forcibly restrain and physically hinder a person or persons from walking back to their vehicle and leaving the area. Are either of them in fact able to do anything physically to stop a person from leaving.