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Menlo Park: Man robbed in parked car

Police arrest two suspects

Two men allegedly robbed an 18-year-old man who was sitting in his car at Grayson Court and Arnold Way around 7:30 p.m. on Friday (May 20). One suspect punched him in the ear, while the other punched his face before stealing a wallet and cellphone.

The duo fled in a 2006 Volvo, but didn't get very far. Based on the victim's description, Menlo Park police arrested Samson Ahokava, 19, and Navandeep Kang, 18, for robbery, assault and conspiracy to commit a crime.

— Sandy Brundage

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Posted by Carole
a resident of College Terrace
on May 24, 2011 at 4:14 pm

I wonder how the victim was able to contact the police so quickly if they stole his cell phone. Maybe he went to a nearby house.


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 24, 2011 at 7:05 pm

The update on The Almanac said it was a marijuana deal gone wrong - robbery. How not fun would that be in your neighborhood?


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Posted by ******* Niu
a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 25, 2011 at 2:12 am

I think all this is nonsense. Samson is my cousin and this doesn't sound like him at all.. The "deal" is a little suspicious to me..


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