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Wells Fargo robber arrested after shedding clothes

Palo Alto police charge 20-year-old woman with robbing California Avenue bank

A wig-wearing woman who police said robbed a Wells Fargo bank on California Avenue on Wednesday afternoon before discarding her clothing in a nearby parking lot was arrested minutes later after officers found her walking around College Terrace wearing a bra and jeans.

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Posted by not bright
a resident of College Terrace
on Sep 4, 2014 at 12:49 pm

Did she think she wouldn't attract attention when strolling topless in College Terrace?


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Posted by wacky Hump Day
a resident of Palo Verde
on Sep 4, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Did you read it? It said she was wearing a bra, not "topless" as you state. Although that, of course, would also draw attention


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Posted by UC Davis Grad
a resident of Mountain View
on Sep 4, 2014 at 3:04 pm

I guess she figured that no one would be looking at her face. Guess that proves her wrong...


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Posted by Mitchell
a resident of Green Acres
on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:53 pm

As reported, it looks like this crime involves drug involvement, not rational behavior. Assuming the allegations are correct, we have to wonder what will be served by sending this 20-year-old off to prison for many years. Obviously, no weapons were involved or we would have heard about that.
The felony burglary charge seems like over-charging to me. I wonder whether this was for entering the carport to doff her clothes or the entry into the bank itself.


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Posted by As the saying goes
a resident of Monroe Park
on Sep 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm

More proof that crooks are stupid.


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Posted by Susan
a resident of Midtown
on Sep 4, 2014 at 6:56 pm

"an outstanding warrant for prostitution out of Santa Clara County"

Pretty young hooker. Gotta pay for her drugs, one way or the other.


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Posted by Silly
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:19 pm

She gets a Darwin Award, unlike the Spandex-wearing bicylist who robbed a bank in Portola Valley or Woodside a few years back. He just put on his helmet and merged into the hordes of other Spandex-wearing bicyclists and was indistinguishable from the others.


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Posted by Mr.Recycle
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Sep 4, 2014 at 8:09 pm

"we have to wonder what will be served by sending this 20-year-old off to prison for many years"

Well, she won't rob banks from jail, and when she gets out, she'll be too old to be a prostitute. Seems like a win-win.


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Posted by naked
a resident of Barron Park
on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:04 pm

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on Sep 5, 2014 at 12:22 pm


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