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Pedestrian robbed of purse in Menlo Park

Original post made on Apr 9, 2013

A late afternoon stroll along a bike bridge in Menlo Park cost a woman her purse, according to police.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 10:40 AM

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Posted by angry
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Apr 9, 2013 at 12:40 pm

their is a reason for the not having gun control

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Posted by say what
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Apr 9, 2013 at 3:19 pm

So if that woman had a handgun in her purse, the thief would have stolen that along with the purse. Or are you advocating that she walk around town with an assault rifle?

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Posted by Mrs. B.
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Oh give gun control a rest, will you? This is an issue of safety in a quiet, safe, part of town, and this concerns me. It has nothing to do with gun control! Did gun laws prevented this miscreant from having a gun (doubtful) or did he not have one because the crime was impulsive? This crime argues for stepped up police patrols in west Menlo Park, not for more or less gun control laws. Geez!!!

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