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Woodside: Man fled to neighbor's after attack

Original post made on Dec 12, 2012

A Woodside man fled into a neighbor's house after he was attacked with a shovel Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was later Tased by sheriff's deputies while he was taken into custody.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 6:34 PM

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Posted by resident
a resident of Woodside: other
on Dec 12, 2012 at 7:19 pm

Does the perp also live on Wildwood Way?


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Posted by Former military spouse
a resident of Woodside: Kings Mountain/Skyline
on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:29 pm

A veteran? Sounds like a post-traumatic stress disorder evaluation is called for here.


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Hills
on Dec 13, 2012 at 1:40 pm

Living on Wildwood, we were never noticed of this incident...


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Hills
on Dec 13, 2012 at 1:47 pm

Correction.....living on Wildwood, we were never notified or contacted regarding this incident.....


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Posted by WhoRUpeople
a resident of another community
on Dec 13, 2012 at 2:06 pm

Resident - just curious, why would you feel you were entitled to be notified/contacted about this incident? Does Woodside have a town rule that requires such notification? Doesn't seem to me that an incident between two people is everyone's business.


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Posted by PVrez
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Dec 13, 2012 at 2:13 pm

The Sheriff issued the notice through the SMC Alert system: Web Link. Great community resource.


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Posted by Public "Business"
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Glens
on Dec 13, 2012 at 4:10 pm

@ WhoRUpeople

Nowadays, civilized society recognizes that “domestic violence"-- in this case, between 2 male relatives-- is anything but a private matter. Very much against the law, it is a serious (and costly, in more ways than one) public health and safety concern. It is a public matter, just like any other form of criminal violence... and in this case, the attacker, armed with a shovel and deemed to be potentially dangerous, was thought to still be in the area. It was very reasonable to alert people.


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Posted by POGO
a resident of Woodside: other
on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:42 pm

There was an alert - see the post from PVRez above.

You can also sign up for email alerts at your homeowner's association website.


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