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Man arrested for robbery attempt near PA park

Original post made on Nov 14, 2007

A man who reportedly lured a woman away from El Camino Park in Palo Alto late Monday afternoon attempted to rob her and has been arrested, police reported Tuesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 14, 2007, 1:52 AM


Posted by pi, a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Nov 14, 2007 at 2:27 pm

the problem with police these days is, they assume all people of this description are ALWAYS ''guilty'' as accused by someone. its not always true. people these days are having their lives ruined by fantasy images in peoples minds who carry weapons of authority. time to get active an turn off the violence against everyone...

Posted by John, a resident of College Terrace
on Nov 14, 2007 at 2:41 pm

Sounds like the cops did a good job. It will be left to the courts to decide guilt.

I have never understood why women agree to take walks with complete strangers.

Posted by Buster, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 14, 2007 at 2:52 pm

Way too many robberies and other crimes in PA recently. Has our town (and have our citizens) become easy marks for criminals? It hasn't always been this way.

Posted by Ed, a resident of another community
on Nov 15, 2007 at 12:57 pm


What are you talking about? You think the police just pluck people off the streets because of their race?? Remember, its the victims who give the description....

Posted by Catzy, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Nov 29, 2007 at 3:50 pm

I don't understand why woman walk with strangers. If grown woman do that, what can we expect from teenagers.


Posted by iv, a resident of Hoover School
on Apr 10, 2009 at 12:00 pm

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Posted by meno, a resident of Menlo Park
on Feb 5, 2010 at 9:27 am

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