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Armed robbers hit check cashing franchise

Original post made on Jan 21, 2010

Police are looking for three men who robbed a check cashing business on El Camino Real near Dale Avenue on Tuesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 21, 2010, 3:58 PM

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Posted by Charles Perry
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 21, 2010 at 4:48 pm

Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Thieves robbing thieves.

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Posted by Ned
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 21, 2010 at 5:28 pm

Robbers 4, Cops 1. Maybe now is a good time for the cops to stop trying to nail middle class moms and dads with minor traffic violations.

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Posted by Nato 7.62
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 21, 2010 at 6:04 pm

Guns are a good thing, I have a few.

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Posted by parent
a resident of another community
on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:43 am

Have to wonder if these are the same robbers that robbed cig. express and Kragens.

A lot of similaraties:

1. African American
2. Three robbers with a gun, although Kragens had two, maybe they added one for intimidation.
3. Morning-noon hours
4. All in Mtn. View

They will get caught.

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Posted by The Eye
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 22, 2010 at 3:32 pm

With the pattern (as mentioned above) that these robberies keep happening in, I'd be surprised if the police were not already formulating a profile to capture them in the near future. If they are not, they are going to look rather foolish in the crime solution department. Let's hope they're on the ball.

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Posted by Jen
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jan 23, 2010 at 12:05 am

Time to start profiling. Shoot first and ask questions later.

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