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Man robbed at gunpoint at Caltrain station

Original post made on Dec 3, 2010

Three men, one of whom carried a gun, beat and robbed a San Francisco man at the San Antonio Caltrain station on Thursday night.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, December 3, 2010, 12:12 PM

Comments (7)

Posted by surveillance cameras?, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:02 pm

Does Caltrain have surveillance cameras at its stations? If not, why not? If Caltrain cannot afford them, the city should pay for them.

Posted by Jes' Sayin', a resident of Blossom Valley
on Dec 3, 2010 at 2:41 pm

This is terrible. Does CalTrain have any security personnel patrolling the area?

Posted by Steve, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 3, 2010 at 3:06 pm

What CA needs is the ability for citizens to get concealed carry permits (after passing the requisite background checks and weapons safety classes)

Posted by P, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm

Doesn't surprise me. If anyone has used the San Antonio station in the evening, there is little to no lighting at the station. Perfect place for muggers. I picked up my wife there once and told her she shouldn't get off there again because of safety concerns.

Posted by Flava Dave, a resident of Shoreline West
on Dec 3, 2010 at 5:35 pm

Flava Dave is a registered user.

When seconds count, the police are only minutes away.

Posted by Brian T., a resident of Monta Loma
on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:14 pm

Brian T. is a registered user.

The police want you to hand over your goods because it is less paperwork for them when you don't get beat up. They don't make money writing up robbery reports, and you know they aren't going to find your things. They only make money on traffic tickets, deserved or not.

Posted by, a resident of Castro City
on Dec 7, 2010 at 12:17 am is a registered user.

I grew up on Gabrial Ave.
I had to register to post here. Wonder why. Never had to before. I'm wondering if this comment line would be open just like all other articles if they were 3 ....

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