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Palo Alto man one of escaped inmates still at large

Original post made on Nov 25, 2016

A Palo Alto man is one of two inmates who escaped Wednesday night from the main jail in San Jose and are still at-large, Santa Clara County sheriff's officials said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 25, 2016, 8:55 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Penny
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 25, 2016 at 11:01 am

Nitpick: isn't it proper to capitalize racial/ethnic groups? "Hispanic" is capitalized? Why not "Black?" We would capitalize African American, no?


Posted by worrier
a resident of St. Claire Gardens
on Nov 25, 2016 at 2:24 pm

What makes Laron a Palo Alto man? Previous arrests identified him as an Oakland resident. Pertinent to probability that he is headed this direction. I'm sure the police know previous addresses and contacts, but the public is left in the dark, only encouraging us to suspect the places around here that offer handouts.


Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Nov 25, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Worrier - thanks for the laugh! Remain alert and keep things locked tight and secure.


Posted by Paul
a resident of Downtown North
on Nov 26, 2016 at 10:51 am

Penny. black and brown are colors not ethnicities! Latin American, Hispanic or African Americans are.


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