ARRESTS BY PRIVATE PERSONS. A private person may arrest another:
1. For a public offense committed or attempted in his presence.
2. When the person arrested has committed a felony, although not in his presence.
3. When a felony has been in fact committed, and he has reasonable cause for believing the person arrested to have committed it.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Penal Code - PEN § 837 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/penal-code/pen-sect-837.html
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