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citizen’s arrest noun


an arrest (=the act of taking and holding a person in custody because you believe they are guilty of a crime) by an ordinary person rather than the police
After chasing the man who stole his mother's handbag, he made a citizen's arrest.

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jurisdiction consideration principal

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