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Police arrest man for lewd act in Palo Alto Safeway

Original post made on May 5, 2022

A man who allegedly committed a lewd act in the self-checkout line of a Palo Alto grocery store in January was arrested in Napa County for a similar incident that occurred earlier this week, police said.

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Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 5, 2022 at 10:33 am

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Absolutely disgusting crime. So pleased he has been caught. Well done.

Posted by Novelera
a resident of Midtown
on May 5, 2022 at 2:32 pm

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Wow! Sexual fetishes are very, very weird sometimes. Not trying to be graphic, but I'm surprised he could "achieve" something that quickly.

Posted by Green Gables
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on May 5, 2022 at 2:37 pm

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And, yet, no one saw him, and the women did not feel his presence behind them. Self checking? That's weird.

Posted by John
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on May 6, 2022 at 6:27 am

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I believe in the initial report she noted his uncomfortable proximity to her in the checkout, but for SOME reason did not feel able to speak out or advocate for herself.