By the time East Palo Alto police stopped the car about 1.3 miles away from the crime scene, the car contained only a driver, whom the victim didn't recognize. The driver gave police a statement and went on his way.
According to investigators, the crime appears gang-related.
Witnesses described one attacker as an unshaven, heavyset Hispanic male, approximately 16 to 18 years old, with short, slicked down hair, and wearing a white T-shirt, white basketball shorts, and long white socks.
A second suspect was described as a slender Hispanic male with long light brown hair, pulled back in a ponytail.
In other crime news, a 59-year-old woman living on Middle Avenue reported a burglary on Tuesday, Nov. 15, around 11:45 a.m. The thief entered through an unlocked side door.
The unidentified suspect grabbed $17,600 worth of jewelry, including an antique gold pocket watch, according to police.
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