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Sheriff's Office arrests two in armed robbery outside Alice's Restaurant in Woodside

Deputies arrested two armed robbery suspects who targeted a victim outside Alice's Restaurant in Woodside on Thursday night, Sept. 7, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office announced.

Two men were arrested following an armed robbery of a man in the parking lot of Alice's Restaurant in Woodside on Sept. 7, 2023. File photo by Magali Gauthier.

Around 11:05 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the restaurant after receiving reports of an armed robbery in the parking lot.

"The suspect brandished a knife and stole the victim’s gold chains, valued at $15,000," the Sheriff's Office said in a statement. "The victim, a 50-year-old Redwood City resident, sustained a minor injury and was treated at the scene."

Two suspects were seen fleeing the scene westbound on Woodside Road, according to the Sheriff's Office. They were located a short while later in the vicinity of Highway 1 and Highway 92.

"At the time they were found, the suspects were driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen by the California Highway Patrol in Hayward," according to the statement. "The suspects surrendered and were taken into custody without incident, and the victim was reunited with his stolen property."

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The suspects, a 23-year-old and 37-year-old from East Palo Alto, were booked into the San Mateo County Jail on five felony charges including armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

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Sheriff's Office arrests two in armed robbery outside Alice's Restaurant in Woodside

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Uploaded: Fri, Sep 8, 2023, 2:57 pm

Deputies arrested two armed robbery suspects who targeted a victim outside Alice's Restaurant in Woodside on Thursday night, Sept. 7, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office announced.

Around 11:05 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the restaurant after receiving reports of an armed robbery in the parking lot.

"The suspect brandished a knife and stole the victim’s gold chains, valued at $15,000," the Sheriff's Office said in a statement. "The victim, a 50-year-old Redwood City resident, sustained a minor injury and was treated at the scene."

Two suspects were seen fleeing the scene westbound on Woodside Road, according to the Sheriff's Office. They were located a short while later in the vicinity of Highway 1 and Highway 92.

"At the time they were found, the suspects were driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen by the California Highway Patrol in Hayward," according to the statement. "The suspects surrendered and were taken into custody without incident, and the victim was reunited with his stolen property."

The suspects, a 23-year-old and 37-year-old from East Palo Alto, were booked into the San Mateo County Jail on five felony charges including armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

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