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Man robbed of over $1,000 on Terra Bella Ave.

Original post made on Mar 5, 2010

A man leaving his office on Terra Bella Avenue was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, and the robbers made off with more than $1,000 in cash, Mountain View police said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, March 5, 2010, 12:08 PM

Comments (13)

Posted by Thom, a resident of Jackson Park
on Mar 5, 2010 at 2:55 pm

Sounds suspicious. Terra Bella isn't known for a lot of cash businesses.

Posted by Mr. Construction, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 5, 2010 at 4:54 pm

sounds like they might know of each other or a friend of a friend said something about this to a friend of another friend. And who pays cash these days.....?

Posted by Mr. Nice, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Mar 5, 2010 at 5:46 pm

It figures.

Posted by Highly Suspect, a resident of Whisman Station
on Mar 5, 2010 at 6:26 pm

Sounds like he wasn't able to come up with the rent and decided to fabricate a story to help buy him some time...but just in case, did he notice if one of the robbers was carrying an iPhone?

Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 6, 2010 at 11:37 am

Damn, you all are brutal.

Posted by FN, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 6, 2010 at 2:06 pm

I want to know if the robbers had an iPhone as well.... think there might be a connection? What is going on in this city? I am starting to think I might look for a safer city to live in... if there is one!

Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:57 pm

USA is a registered user.

Thom, Mr. Construction, Highly Suspect -- As a vegetarian, I am not familiar with the taste of crow. Could you tell me what it tastes like?

Posted by RIngo, a resident of Shoreline West
on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:40 pm

We don't want thugs in Mtn View.

Posted by Joe, a resident of Shoreline West
on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Good Job MVPD! You guys are sharp! Well done! and Thank you!

Posted by Martin Omander, a resident of Rex Manor
on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:02 pm

Good to hear there was an arrest! Score another one for the good guys.

FN wrote he/she is looking for a safer city to live in.

Overall in the US, violent crime is lowest in New England and highest in the South, with California somewhere in between: Web Link

According to Mountain View PD, the number of robberies has been roughly constant the last couple of years: Web Link

According to FBI's statistics, violent crime per capita in Mountain View has fallen every year since 1997: Web Link

Posted by Pamela, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:54 pm

2% of the population and 90% of the violent crime. Thanks guys, we can always count on you people to never change.

Posted by tommygee, a resident of Rex Manor
on Mar 9, 2010 at 11:11 pm

great police work here in Mtn. View. I hope that the other person at large is apprehended...and they both do the time for the crime.
Perhaps this business in Terra Bella is not a cash business. But the person had that amount of cash on him to pay his rent. Simple enough.

Posted by Joe, a resident of Whisman Station
on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:02 pm

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