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Woman robbed in Stanford Research Park

Original post made on Sep 5, 2008

A 25-year-old woman walking in the Stanford Research Park near Hanover Street Thursday was robbed of her purse by a man with a gun, Palo Alto Police Agent Dan Ryan said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, September 4, 2008, 8:19 PM

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Posted by jack
a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Sep 5, 2008 at 11:22 am

"He was wearing black denim shorts, a black jacket with a San Jose Sharks logo, white socks stretched almost to his knees, had a thick gold chain around his neck and a tattoo on the back of his neck."

Ahmm....Ok, here's where "profiling" works. If I see anyone dressed and looked as such, I'd turn around and start walking briskly away (assuming the victim didn't do that). Wow.


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Posted by so
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Sep 5, 2008 at 11:35 am

possibly,but when i see cop cars .io go the other way.i dont want to be topped for every prsons cime,while well off whites who are drunk driving or too old to drive are a hazard to us all


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Posted by Factual
a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Sep 5, 2008 at 2:55 pm

And from what I've seen from the statistics, the police here arrest an extraordinary number of drunk drivers. Why would anyone think that because they're stopping someone for one reason, somehow that excludes them from stopping many other people for other reasons. Also, a drunk driver may not always be obvious to an observor. The officer still has to have to a reason, or violation to stop somebody. If they see someone that matches the description of a robber however, that already gives them a reason to stop and talk to them. Since many of these thugs are in ethnic gangs, dress alike due to gang affiliations, I'm sure that narrows down the field.


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Posted by really
a resident of College Terrace
on Sep 5, 2008 at 9:16 pm

you mean ethnic gangs like the police who enforce laws made by the euroamrican ethnic group? no one asked my group what laws should be made.only whites make laws for this country


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Posted by Charles
a resident of Downtown North
on Sep 5, 2008 at 11:57 pm

Hey Really, the next time you experience a true emergency in your life, don't call the police. Try one of the gang members that you're so quick to defend.


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Posted by fireman
a resident of another community
on Sep 6, 2008 at 11:14 am

Charles. Call Ruben or Frank. The city council, Lynn Johnson,Emily Harrison. Tony spitwad, Gary Baum. Those gang members?


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Posted by Carl
a resident of College Terrace
on Sep 7, 2008 at 7:33 am

Dearest Really,
Can you name any country in the world that condones armed robbery. What's this crap about
laws only made by whites. By the way, what's your ethnicity?


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Posted by To Carl
a resident of Green Acres
on Sep 7, 2008 at 9:47 am

Mexico?


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