https://paloaltoonline.com/square/print/2021/11/24/police-thwart-30-to-40-people-in-smash-and-grab-attempt-downtown


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Police thwart 30 to 40 people in smash-and-grab attempt downtown

Original post made on Nov 26, 2021

A large group that tried to smash the door of The RealReal store ran off in 20 cars after police responded to the scene on Sunday. Two people who allegedly traveled with the caravan were later arrested.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 6:34 PM

Comments

Posted by Stepheny
a resident of Midtown
on Nov 26, 2021 at 11:06 am

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Congratulations and many thanks to our Palo Alto Police! I would much rather support funding for them than for the smash and grab, homeless, etc.


Posted by Joey
a resident of Barron Park
on Nov 26, 2021 at 12:21 pm

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Bravo PAPD and security person!


Posted by Michele Dauber
a resident of Barron Park
on Nov 26, 2021 at 2:43 pm

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Describing the race of the suspects is just going to lead to racism against Black Stanford students and residents who are shopping without delivering any benefit, since "black and wearing a mask" is not a sufficient description to aid anyone in finding the accused. I would recomment PA online delete the racial descriptions which will only lead to profiling at the mall during this holiday season. PAPD doesn't need any help being racist and over the top.


Posted by Green Gables
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Nov 26, 2021 at 4:22 pm

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Oh, please the description of the thugs is going to affect students at Stanford. Good grief.


Posted by SteveDabrowski
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Nov 26, 2021 at 4:42 pm

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