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Downtown assault leaves man, 21, unconscious

Original post made on Aug 11, 2007

A late-night fight in downtown Palo Alto Saturday left a 21-year-old Menlo Park man unconscious and two 21-year-old suspects in Santa Clara County jail, arrested on charges of assault.

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Posted by b
a resident of Crescent Park
on Aug 11, 2007 at 5:21 pm

a non white person was threatened by a white youth , and police were called by the white youth , and the minority person was arrested! no questioning of the white person. their word was taken as fact. the police in palo alto automatically think ''african latino crack cocaine criminal''. even if you are a world traveled student of the arts and culture! the usa has no one to blame but itself for its social degradation...

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Posted by locopollo
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 11, 2007 at 10:38 pm

We should not speculate...We do not have all the info.....the fact that the men did not intervene is a f......joke. No way will guys in the presence of females not defend I do not believe this at all..we should then have a girl in the hospital and not a guy. The men all of them exchanged words and that is how it started....assuming good intentions when hispanics approach white people do not assume their out to start trouble...can we stop clarify race too...if it were white suspects this article would not say "The suspects are white the victim and his friends are white, but it is not clear if race was a factor in the fight, according to Brown." now would we....(Think about it) for the victim, sorry dude for what happened to you no one should get hurt like this regardless of their race...Hope you get well soon, sorry your buddies including the girls did not try harder to stop them from attacking you. Now you know who your friends are huh.

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