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An actual touching of a person with a hand is not essential to constitute a valid arrest. If the person voluntarily submits to being considered under arrest or yields on condition of being allowed his freedom of locomotion, under the discretion of the officer, the arrest is complete.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Georgia Code Title 17. Criminal Procedure § 17-4-1 - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ga/title-17-criminal-procedure/ga-code-sect-17-4-1.html
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