State v. Stowes Even though an investigating officer was present when the victim picked defendant out of a photographic line-up, there was no evidence that the officer made any movements which could have influenced the victim, the victim was 75 percent certain of his identification, the line-up was conducted within days of the robbery, and the robber was in the victim’s store for 45 to 50 minutes and spoke with the victim a number of times. The only impediment to the victim’s view of the robber was that the robber was wearing sunglasses. We find no plain error in the trial court’s ruling that the line-up was not impermissibly suggestive.
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