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Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus

Original post made on Jul 16, 2019

Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near Palo Alto High School, but a fourth boy remains on the loose, according to a Stanford public safety alert.

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Posted by Concerned
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Jul 22, 2019 at 8:11 am

This was essentially a false police report. The 'victim' contradicted himself in the statement he made to the police. No gun was ever found, other than perhaps a toy gun (this is not definitive in the police report). The 'armed robbery" charges were dropped against all of the accused teen boys.

Please add to this article that the arresting officers failed to notify the parents of the children arrested of the fact that they were in custody. It was left to the parents to call multiple police departments looking for their children.

Please also add that the arresting officers hit and/or kicked the teens who were arrested, even though, to my knowledge, they were not resisting arrest.

IMO, this is 'policing' gone 100% wrong!

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Posted by Cleaning Society
a resident of another community
on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:17 am

I'm glad these violent kids were caught.
I hope they learn a lesson instead of listening to people trying to paint them as the victims somehow.
This will be the last step before prison, boys. Time to grow up and quit trying to steel the things other people work hard for.
Time to make the right choices in your lives. Right now, by robbing people in our society, you're only worthy of a jail cell.