Armed robbery, sexual assault occurs at Palo Alto hotel
Crimes & Incidents, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Mar 12, 2013 at 2:41 pm
A man with a knife robbed a woman and then sexually assaulted her during an arranged meeting at a room in the Glass Slipper Inn in Palo Alto on Saturday, March 9, according to police.
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Posted by When-Will-They-Ever-Learn, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Mar 12, 2013 at 2:41 pm
So did the man rent the motel room? If so, what kind of identification did he use? Or is the Glass Slipper one of those places that rents rooms by the hour--no questions asked?
Posted by Old Paul Gave Rap A Cold Call, a resident of the Old Palo Alto neighborhood, on Mar 12, 2013 at 2:57 pm
Based on the yelp reviews, yeah. Very seedy.
Posted by neighbor, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Mar 12, 2013 at 5:10 pm
This is one questionable story - all the actors are questionable.
Check with the police - I am curious as to the repuation of this facility - I have wondered for years as it doesn't appear very reputable and a contributor to this city.
Posted by Back in the Day, a resident of the Barron Park neighborhood, on Mar 12, 2013 at 6:39 pm
The Glass Slipper Inn was a nice place in the fifties, but by the late sixties it was being used as a "place de rendezvous" by the then-pioneers of Silicon Valley. It has gone downhill ever since, so this report surprises no one!
Posted by alex, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Mar 12, 2013 at 8:04 pm
Reputable contributor to our city? You mean it's not up to your standards? Maybe you should move to Atherton where crimes aren't publicized and let us have a city that at least approaches normalness.
Posted by My office is soooo nice, a resident of the Downtown North neighborhood, on Mar 12, 2013 at 9:21 pm
My office is so beautiful. We paid millions for our decor. My office has class. My office is soooo nice. OH, about that guy. He is not genius level. lol
Posted by question, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Mar 13, 2013 at 8:33 am
Any more surveillance photos?
Posted by Ready to Take a Stand, a resident of the Crescent Park neighborhood, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:51 am
Where is a good place to learn self-defense in the Palo Alto area? We need to be ready to protect ourselves.
Posted by Hulkamania, a resident of the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood, on Mar 13, 2013 at 11:47 am
"Where is a good place to learn self-defense in the Palo Alto area? We need to be ready to protect ourselves."
Step One Grasshopper - Do not hang at the Glass Slipper.
Posted by Chrisc, a resident of the College Terrace neighborhood, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:05 pm
Posted by moi, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:12 pm
They are not for profit.
I took their multi-class course and it changed my life. You may have to travel a bit, but it is well worth it. I believe they have scholarships available if you cannot cover the cost.
Posted by sparty, a resident of the Greater Miranda neighborhood, on Mar 13, 2013 at 1:21 pm
paging Anthony Melchiorri....
Posted by Naive palo alto, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Mar 14, 2013 at 10:12 am
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Posted by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, a resident of the Barron Park neighborhood, on Mar 15, 2013 at 3:35 am
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As a little kid, whenever we drove past that place I always wanted to go into their castle towers. I guess if I had, I would have learned a few things too early, and not just that they were fake.
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