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Man allegedly sexually assaults woman while driving in Palo Alto

Police are searching for suspect from May incident

Police are investigating a sexual assault that took place in downtown Palo Alto in May after a woman got into a car with an unknown male, who remains at large.

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Posted by Hermia
a resident of Triple El
on Aug 19, 2014 at 12:55 pm

This article is unclear about the contact with the police,
placing it at both 9 am by the victim and 3 am by the rescuing Menlo Park citizen.
Did the rescuer call Menlo Park Police? Did they not inform Palo Alto Police?


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Posted by Barbara
a resident of Downtown North
on Aug 19, 2014 at 1:07 pm

Whoa! Why would a woman get into a car with an unknown driver at 2:30 a.m.? Or 9 a.m., for that matter?


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Posted by Pearl
a resident of Menlo Park
on Aug 19, 2014 at 1:29 pm

Pearl is a registered user.

What was this female doing walking the streets at 2:30 a.m.? [Portion removed due to disrespectful comment.] Guaranteed, if you're walking the streets at late hours, you're a prime target for all the wackos and deviants out at that hour trolling the streets looking for victims.


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Posted by Joe
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 19, 2014 at 7:29 pm

So if the victim can't even remember the race of the man she claims assaulted her, how is she going to be able to reliably identify her assailant?

The police have to be spinning their wheels on this one.


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