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Moments after armed robbery, witness springs into action by leading police to getaway car

Original post made on Mar 30, 2020

Three people wanted for an armed robbery at a gas station on Sunday night were located by police with the help of a witness, who followed the trio's getaway car from south Palo Alto to the north side of town, police said Monday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 30, 2020, 9:13 PM

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14 people like this
Posted by resident
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 30, 2020 at 10:33 pm

Very very brave for a witness to chase after armed robbers. I am surprised that the police dispatcher encouraged her to continue this pursuit.

21 people like this
Posted by Reality Check
a resident of another community
on Mar 31, 2020 at 5:21 am

Another Palo Alto paper has published the names and photos of the arrested adult suspects in this case on their website,

11 people like this
Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Mar 31, 2020 at 7:08 am

... or you can just click the PAPD nixle "press release" indicated in the story.

18 people like this
Posted by Nayeli
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 31, 2020 at 9:15 am

Well done, brave witness! Well done, PAPD!

2 people like this
Posted by Richard H.
a resident of Green Acres
on Mar 31, 2020 at 3:51 pm

Huge thanks to the witness for her remarkable bravery. So relieved nobody was physically injured and that these criminals are off the streets.

4 people like this
Posted by Downfall
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Mar 31, 2020 at 9:51 pm

I hope if these 3 are found guilty and sentenced they are given the absolute maximum sentence for each crime they are found guilty of. There is a special place in hell for people who commit crimes like these in the midst of a global pandemic.

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