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Purse snatcher bagged in downtown Palo Alto

Original post made on Oct 21, 2013

A 17-year-old girl who police said punched a woman from behind and stole her purse on Waverley Street on Saturday night was arrested seconds later a block away from the crime.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, October 21, 2013, 9:22 AM

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Posted by Sharon Knight
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:54 am

Downtown Palo Alto is becoming an increasingly dangerous place. [Portion removed.] All the bleeding heart liberals will continue Palo Alto's march to destruction, with huge, new ugly buildings with inadequate parking, new bike bridges to EPA, widening the Newell Bridge to EPA, low cost housing, parking problems downtown, and pandering to developers. The list goes on and on. Palo Alto is losing its soul.


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Posted by Gethin
a resident of Midtown
on Oct 21, 2013 at 12:46 pm

Gethin is a registered user.

I am glad to hear that the victim is okay and has her property back, I also salute an excellent example of local police work!


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