When stealing from them directly and you get caught the only thing that happens is they turn hostile.
But according to the script they were supposed to call for guards as well. This was prevented by the order the script ran. You need to reverse the order of Wait & Enemy actions
Files altered: innkeep.bcs, merch2.bcs, merch5.bcs, merch6.bcs, shop03.bcs, shop04.bcs, shop05.bcs, shop06.bcs, shop07.bcs, shop08.bcs, shopkn.bcs, maltz.cre, lucky.cre, shop01.cre, innke2.cre, winthr2.cre
Fixed in: v0626+
Originally found and fixed in: BG1Fixpackhttp://forum.baldursgate.com/discussion/858