Essay-Paragraph on “Shoplifting” English Composition in 200 words for kids and Students of Classes 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, College and Competitive Exams.


I was at a new toy shop with my friend, Leonard. It sold many superhero figurines and figurines from the latest movies.

Leonard went to the back of the shop where the Star Wars figurines were. There was a box with palm-sized figurines. Although they were small, they were very expensive. Leonard could not afford to buy them. He looked around and noticed that the aisle was deserted. He hurriedly slipped one of the figurines into his pocket. I stared at him open-mouthed.

“What are you doing?” I hissed.

He jumped in fright. At first, he denied everything. When he realized that I had caught him red-handed, he confessed. However, he begged me not to tell anyone and to let him keep the toy. I was appalled. I refused and ordered him to return the toy. I told him that I would tell the sales assistant if he did not return the toy. Eventually, Leonard put the toy back in the box.

We were about to leave the shop when one of the sales assistants stopped us. She told us that she had seen everything. She praised me for doing the right thing. Then, she scolded Leonard for being dishonest. Leonard apologized to her and we left the place hastily.

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