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SECTION 35.25
Justification; use of physical force to prevent or terminate larceny or criminal mischief
Penal (PEN) CHAPTER 40, PART 1, TITLE C, ARTICLE 35
§ 35.25 Justification; use of physical force to prevent or terminate

larceny or criminal mischief.

A person may use physical force, other than deadly physical force,
upon another person when and to the extent that he or she reasonably
believes such to be necessary to prevent or terminate what he or she
reasonably believes to be the commission or attempted commission by such
other person of larceny or of criminal mischief with respect to property
other than premises.