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Can someone be convicted of theft if there is no evidence of them having the stolen item?

My daughter was seen on tape coming out of the girls locker room at the time an iphone was stolen. She does not have the phone, nor does she know who has it. They are trying to charge her with the crime because they saw her leaving the locker room at the time of the crime. If they have no evidence of the phone being in her possession, is there any way they can convict her?

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    Lawrence Lewis, PC | Lawrence Lewis
    242 Culver Street, Suite103
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (678) 407-9300
    They can convict her circumstantially, the same way when you go to bed at night and there is no snow on the ground and you wake up in the morning and there is snow on the ground. It is safe to assume that it snowed during the night, EVEN THOUGH YOU DID NOT SEE IT, AND THE WEATHER MAN DID NOT PREDICT IT. However, it is possible, someone is playing a prank, and brought it to your neighborhood just to fool you.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia - Replied: 6/24/2013
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