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News - April 8, 2022

7 arrested for alleged shopping center robberies

Police say one group attempted a carjacking while other pepper-sprayed security guard

by Sue Dremann

In two separate incidents at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday and Tuesday evenings, Palo Alto police arrested four teenagers and three women in their 20s who had allegedly committed robberies and then fled, according to press releases from the department. The group of women allegedly attacked and pepper-sprayed a security guard.

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Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Apr 6, 2022 at 4:02 pm

Bystander is a registered user.

I would suggest taking away their licenses. Driving is a privilege and losing it would mean that they are no longer worthy of the privilege of being allowed to drive. Additionally, if they drive without one while carrying out subsequent crimes, they can also be charged with driving without a license.

Posted by Jennifer
a resident of another community
on Apr 6, 2022 at 7:44 pm

Jennifer is a registered user.

Nothing says I'm a great mom than committing crimes when your children are with you. Not that convicted felon's care.

Posted by eileen
a resident of College Terrace
on Apr 6, 2022 at 8:03 pm

eileen is a registered user.

Jennifer, I agree with you. Maybe the kids should be taken away?
Pepper spray, hitting officer in the face? Not a good role model for these kids!

All the way from Sacramento to Palo Alto on a Tuesday night?

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