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Assailant beats man with wooden stick, flees

Original post made on May 7, 2010

An assailant beat a 26-year-old Mountain View man with a wooden stick Thursday night, May 6, in a Castro Street parking lot, police say.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, May 7, 2010, 4:37 PM

Comments (11)

Posted by The Eye, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 7, 2010 at 9:51 pm

Sounds like a gang-related initiation ritual, i.e. a rite of passage to get into a certain "club", if you will.

Posted by The Nose, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 8, 2010 at 1:44 am

Or a hate crime.

Posted by Rambo, a resident of Castro City
on May 8, 2010 at 6:46 am

Calling 911 requires several minutes to respond. If that alleged perpetrator tries that with me, he immediately gets to meet my friends "Smith and Wesson".

Posted by steve, a resident of Castro City
on May 8, 2010 at 4:21 pm

yea that sounds like a gang hit. one hit with a stick then they run. scary gang.....

Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 9, 2010 at 11:51 am

USA is a registered user.

Behind the Monte Carlo. What are the odds?

Posted by Old Ben, a resident of Shoreline West
on May 9, 2010 at 1:50 pm

Nothing like that has happened anywhere near Buddy's. I wonder about the priorities of a city that tolerates a source of mayhem like the Monte Carlo downtown while making every effort to shut down a harmless pot dispensary on the far side of the freeway.

Posted by HC, a resident of Sylvan Park
on May 9, 2010 at 5:55 pm

Let me put my reading glasses on.... The assailant fled on foot down Bryant Street without taking anything that they could legal report stolen.

Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 10, 2010 at 1:50 pm

USA is a registered user.

Is there such a thing as a non-wooden stick?

Posted by homegirl, a resident of another community
on May 10, 2010 at 5:49 pm

USA- Just the one that needs removal from a certain place...

Posted by jokester, a resident of Cuesta Park
on May 10, 2010 at 8:23 pm

- - - "roughly six feet tall and of medium build."

Any particular skin color? What a joke of a description!

Don't tread too heavily.

Posted by Dave, a resident of Shoreline West
on May 11, 2010 at 1:13 am

when seconds count, the police are only minutes away

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