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Police hail Menlo Park woman's actions

Original post made on Apr 26, 2012

Menlo Park Police recognized a woman on Tuesday, April 24, for helping catch a thief in February.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 26, 2012, 9:57 AM

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Posted by Chigi
a resident of Menlo Park
on Apr 26, 2012 at 11:05 am

This is great news. Now I know how to get someone's attention when I go into the store.


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Apr 26, 2012 at 11:16 am

Chigi - just hover in the area where they keep their safe & I'll be you get some attention!

The original reported story on her following the bad guy was *hilarious*! In my family, we call him the Walking Burglar. Also, how could he have gotten into the safe? Was it left unlocked? I'm not saying that she's not a hero, but, well, chasing a senior around downtown at a walking pace garners her an award? Well, they do call Menlo God's Waiting Room for a reason!

Sheesh, some years back my neighbors & I cornered a would-be rapist & stopped his violent assault on a woman & it didn't make the news. But the deputies bought us all coffee at 7-11.

Below is the original story about her heroic actions:

Web Link


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