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Update: Teen may have been abducted

Original post made on Apr 17, 2009

San Mateo County sheriff's detectives are following up on possible leads in the search for a teenage boy believed to have been abducted from his North Fair Oaks home this week, a lieutenant said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 16, 2009, 1:26 AM

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Posted by Concerned
a resident of another community
on Apr 17, 2009 at 12:51 pm

This tragedy is a direct result of a poor arrangement between the Sheriff's department and Highway Patrol splitting duties and poor County code/blight/health and safety enforcement. Since 2003, this area known as "the block" has had minimum of 4 shootings with 3 fatalites, at least 2 unsolved. The county will only enforce on a complaint basis. Gentrification won't happen until the area is incorporated into Redwood City or county takes an active role to clean up the abandoned vehicles, over crowding via non-code complying structures and simple enforcement. Gangs run rampant with impunity.

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Posted by Another Concerned Parent
a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on Apr 17, 2009 at 5:08 pm

I hope the Police are looking into this very seriously. I hope they have done a run down on the telephone numbers in the boys cell phone. I have a teenager and this type of thing should touch the heart of every parent. This is unacceptable. If gang activity is rampant in this area, forget privacy, put cameras up.

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