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Police chase, arrest man after alleged assault, threats

Original post made on Aug 4, 2022

A parolee who allegedly threatened a grocery store employee and challenged police officers to a fight led authorities on a foot chase before his arrest near Palo Alto High School on Wednesday, police said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 4, 2022, 9:47 AM

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Posted by P2L1
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Aug 4, 2022 at 10:39 am

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Seems like this fellow is more in need of mental health care than jail time... pb

Posted by kimmy
a resident of University South
on Aug 4, 2022 at 1:24 pm

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I run that trail with my kids daily. smh smh. I feel so unsafe in Palo alto these days. Lock your doors and be aware of your surroundings. Be safe everyone.

Posted by Hulkamania
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Aug 4, 2022 at 2:32 pm

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He needs to tune up his drug intake.

Posted by john_alderman
a resident of Crescent Park
on Aug 4, 2022 at 5:00 pm

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@P2L1 - Mental Hospital > Jail > Street

Since mental health care is probably not happening, jail might have to do.

Posted by Tom Meadows
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 4, 2022 at 5:20 pm

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The SC County Jail has sections reserved for arrestees with mental illness issues or criminally violent behavior.

The violent offenders are assigned maroon jail garb and the mental cases are assigned green ones.

The general population wears the traditional black and white striped garb that the SC Department of Corrections chose to give inmates a more 'vintage' look.

Stop by the Palo Alto courthouse (which only prosecutes criminal cases) to see for yourself.

Posted by John
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Aug 4, 2022 at 6:01 pm

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Thankful that the parolee was uninjured during his assault, resistance and flight from police. I can only imagine the settlement he’d have received from the city.

Posted by Joey
a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 5, 2022 at 10:33 pm

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Thank you PAPD!

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