§ 27–102. Liability and damages.
(a) Anyone who commits an offense of fraud, shoplifting, or theft from a merchant shall be civilly liable to the merchant for treble the amount of actual damages; and
(1) The retail value of any goods or merchandise stolen if the goods or merchandise are not recovered;
(2) The loss of value of the goods or merchandise stolen if the goods or merchandise are recovered; or
(3) A minimum of $50 in damages, whichever is greater.
(b) The parent or guardian shall be liable for any acts or offenses committed by a juvenile under this subchapter.