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Suspect arrested in Menlo Park robberies

Original post made on Apr 22, 2014

A fake gun, a purse and several stolen cellphones led police on Monday night to arrest a Menlo Park teenager on suspicion of robbery.

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Posted by resident
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:14 am

Is "replica gun" what we used to call a toy gun or does it mean something else?


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Posted by Trellis
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:49 pm

Good job MPPD!!!


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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Apr 22, 2014 at 6:29 pm

resident:

it means something different from a toy gun. Replica guns look just like real guns and are easily mistaken for same.


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Posted by prefer not to say
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:12 pm

Well - as I said in a comment yesterday - this was a stupid, stupid crime, because his benefit was minimal compared to the potential consequences. (Not that any crime is justified.) Hopefully they are realizing the error of their ways ....

Good job, MPPD