California, United States of America
The following excerpt is from People v. Lane, B248475 (Cal. App. 2014):
conversation took place in an exposed, public area, and bore no indicia of formality. (See Michigan v. Bryant, supra, 131 S.Ct. at p. 1160.) Indeed, the encounter cannot fairly be characterized as an "interrogation" at all; it appears the declarant volunteered most, if not all, the information provided to the officers. (See People v. Cage, supra, 40 Cal.4th at p. 970.) The entire conversation lasted less than a minute. The information the declarant providedthat he had just been attacked, and a rudimentary description of the assailant and the general direction in which he had headedwas clearly of an ilk to assist officers in apprehending the perpetrator. (See People v. Blacksher, supra, at p. 816; Michigan v. Bryant, supra, at p. 1166.)
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