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Despite Caltrain-area crimes, robberies are down

Original post made on Oct 21, 2008

Despite concern about a recent wave of street robberies, the overall number of 2008 robberies is likely to be the second-lowest in six years, the Palo Alto City Council learned Monday night.

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Posted by BW
a resident of Los Altos
on Oct 21, 2008 at 10:48 am

A friend of mine got street robbed in San Mateo after lunch, such a depressing economy!

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Posted by resident
a resident of Crescent Park
on Oct 21, 2008 at 3:37 pm

why are you not reporting the house burgliries that have been happening????????????????????

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 22, 2008 at 8:47 pm

Are we supposed to be happy about the supposed low crime statistics this year? This is the first time in years I've heard of pedestrians feeling unsafe in Palo Alto. The police dept. has got to deal with this ASAP. Rationalization and denial will just worsen the problem.

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