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Verbal altercation turns into assault, robbery at Palo Alto Walgreens

Original post made on Nov 27, 2019

A man who allegedly assaulted a Walgreens employee and attempted to take another employee's cellphone at the Midtown Palo Alto location earlier this month left the worker with a laceration to his right eye, a police spokesman said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 9:49 AM

Comments (6)

Posted by lock him up
a resident of Stanford
on Nov 27, 2019 at 10:12 am

Lock him up!

Posted by are u fur real...
a resident of Midtown
on Nov 27, 2019 at 3:46 pm

who's the ignoramus who slapped another human being?
anger management problems?
pre-thanksgiving angst?

hope that the employees can press assault charges against this palo alto man, who really should know better.
completely uncalled for, i'm hoping he understands the consequences of his actions!

Posted by R. Ortiz
a resident of Menlo Park
on Nov 27, 2019 at 8:18 pm

Like too many rats confined to a cage, the rampant population density now plaguing our communities has given rise to shorter fuses.

Posted by Jimmie
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Nov 30, 2019 at 12:49 pm

Yes I recall the study where a harmonious community of rats had their populations slowly increased in the closed space and the results analyzed.
As the population increased the community was less harmonious and more irritated.
As population Increased further the community was no more connected and violence prevailed.

Are we there yet ?

Posted by pinball
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Dec 11, 2019 at 10:50 pm

pinball is a registered user.

@Jimmie @R. Ortiz

Nonsense. Go to Japan. Intense crowds surrounded by intense manners. New York has more people now than in the 1990s, but the crime rate is lower.

Posted by CrescentParkAnon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Dec 12, 2019 at 1:02 pm

Maybe it's not the crowding but the number of rats?

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