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Police arrest peeping Tom who lurked at Palo Alto apartment complex

Original post made on Aug 8, 2019

A man was arrested Wednesday for alleged peeping and lewd conduct at an apartment complex in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood, where he was drawn to the windows of units where young girls live, the Police Department said Thursday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 8, 2019, 3:03 PM

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13 people like this
Posted by Shirley Babcock
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Aug 8, 2019 at 3:09 pm

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9 people like this
Posted by BPneighbor
a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 8, 2019 at 3:20 pm

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I’m glad this guy was caught.


8 people like this
Posted by It's A Little Known Fact But...
a resident of Community Center
on Aug 8, 2019 at 3:25 pm

As Cliff Claven on 'Cheers' might say, "It's a little known fact but Peeping Tom comes from...

the legend of Lady Godiva's naked ride through the streets of Coventry, in order to persuade her husband to alleviate the harsh taxes on the town's poor. The story goes that the townsfolk agreed not to observe Godiva as she passed by, but that Peeping Tom broke that trust and spied on her.


2 people like this
Posted by Fair
a resident of Mountain View
on Aug 8, 2019 at 5:31 pm

Editorial error!

Peeping Michael, not Tom.


2 people like this
Posted by He Should Have Gone To A Movie
a resident of Community Center
on Aug 8, 2019 at 5:43 pm

Frome the PA Weekly account...

"Surveillance footage revealed that between July 15 and Aug. 7, Fields peeped through several residents' windows more than a dozen times at night and masturbated while doing so on at least one occasion, according to police."


peep·ing Tom (pē′pĭng) n.

A person who gets pleasure, especially sexual pleasure, from secretly watching others; a voyeur.


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Posted by Mother of young girls
a resident of Green Acres
on Aug 9, 2019 at 3:57 pm

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Posted by TD
a resident of Mountain View
on Aug 9, 2019 at 8:49 pm

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