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Crime at Starbucks on ERC @ Stanford Ave tonight

Original post made by Passerby, College Terrace, on Aug 15, 2010

I witnessed something that looked like a grab and run of a laptop or purse or ? from Starbucks on ECR @ Stanford Ave earlier this eve. Anyone know what really happened? A few men ran into traffic for a waiting get a-away car the guy chasing him got him by his shirt, the "bad guy" fell to the street, the car went a few ft ahead waited for him and I think they ended up getting away with whatever he/they stole.

If it was a laptop, it's a lesson not to leave your stuff at a table even if for a few moments if you think you are in a nice safe spot, there are opportunists all around and whatever happened it really was a get away car - people waiting with the engine running for the guy to run across the street and head out. I hope the only one physically hurt was "the bad guy" but I fell bad for the guy who got his stuff stolen. I called Starbucks after hearing sirens on the way and they had plenty of witnesses already but I just never heard what really happened.

Anyone know?

Comments (3)

Posted by witness
a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 15, 2010 at 10:34 pm

If you witnessed a crime, I hope that you called the cops and reported what you saw.

Posted by Passerby
a resident of College Terrace
on Aug 15, 2010 at 10:46 pm


Posted by qq
a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 15, 2010 at 11:05 pm

It was a cell phone grab. Heard it go down with PAPD. Large black male was the suspect. Asian female was the victim.

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