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Armed robbers hold up Edgewood liquor store

Original post made on Sep 26, 2007

Two masked men carrying firearms robbed Century Liquors at 2121 St. Francis Drive 8 p.m. Monday. The robbers stole a large amount of cash and several bottles of alcohol before fleeing on foot, according to Palo Alto police.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 25, 2007, 6:50 PM

Comments

Posted by litebug, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Sep 28, 2007 at 12:32 am

This says nothing about any assault yet when my husband was there today the clerk (or owner?) was sporting two black eyes and said it was from the robbery.


Posted by Alyssa, a resident of Downtown North
on Sep 28, 2007 at 9:50 am

Another day, another violent crime in Palo Alto. It's become almost a ho-hum nowadays when citizens or businesses are robbed, asaulted and beaten.

Why isn't our City Council looking at this, which is happening right now to Palo Alto residents to very harmful effect? Why are they instead creating new bureaucrats like the "Environmental Commissioner"?

I'd much rather they spent our scarce tax dollars on another Police Officer. I'd much rather they spent a city council meeting discussing how to make the police department more effective in fighting this new crime wave.

This seems like it should be an emergency. Instead it feels like New York City in the 70's: Lock your doors, don't get involved and hope the criminal predators pick on a neighbor instead of you.

This needs some attention.