Post a New Topic
Original post made
on Mar 29, 2012
And a description of the suspect will never be forthcoming. Completely irresponsible on the part of the school district, the police and the Voice.
The Los Altos Police provided it in a bulletin about a similar incident at St. Simon this morning:
"White Male in his 50s, about 6 ft. tall, heavy set wearing navy blue polo and grey jeans at St. Simon's school on Grant, male suspect looking through the fence. When they tried to make contact, he took off on a bike. After that, a suspect matching the same description was at Bubb School where he tried to grab a student."
And there was a separate incident too:
"White Male in his 30s, with a brown goatee wearing a baseball cap; driving a new Ford 4-door pickup with paper plates 20-25 minutes ago, in Los Altos Hills suspect attempted to kidnap a student in front of a residence."
Los Altos paper already has the details from MVPD:
From the Los Altos Town Crier's coverage, the St Simon's incident appears to be nothing at all:
"Capt. Andy Galea said that after investigation, the suspect was believed to be to be a cyclist waiting for friends.
Mountain View and Los Altos police officers have determined that the incidents are unrelated.
"It appears this time that there was no crime," Galea said of the Los Altos incident."
I'm really hoping the Bubb incident was possibly a false alarm as a lot of these cases turn out to be.
Here's the official press release with a link to a sketch of the suspect. I'm not sure why Ned believed no sketch would be forthcoming.
If nothing else, this guy was trespassing on school grounds and should be questioned.
Wow, the school instituted the buddy system! So the solution is to have the kids watch each other. Two six year olds against a full grown man. I wonder who would win that one. How about parking a squad car on each campus every day. We are paying them enough.
I'm subsidizing property taxes for white males in their 50s and this is how they pay me back!
Bad enough that they refuse to support bond measures for our schools. Now there's also this!
Why doesn't the city leverage the WiFi network and surveillance cameras on public property to catch more bad guys?
The sketch looks a lot like one of a man (just a little heavier set and older) that was on the Megan's Law website about 2yrs ago. (I just looked and couldn't find the picture anymore).
Looks a lot like Burt Young.
Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.
Post a comment
Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online.
Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information
We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.
Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?
- Bailey Park
- Blossom Valley
- Castro City
- Cuesta Park
- Jackson Park
- Monta Loma
- North Bayshore
- North Whisman
- Old Mountain View
- Rengstorff Park
- Rex Manor
- Shoreline West
- St. Francis Acres
- Stierlin Estates
- Sylvan Park
- The Crossings
- Waverly Park
- Whisman Station
- another community
Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.
Ramen shop replaces Muracciís in Los Altos
By Elena Kadvany | 12 comments | 2,493 views
"Itís Not About the Nail"
By Chandrama Anderson | 4 comments | 1,863 views
Now Playing - Your Dinner!
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 738 views
Home & Real Estate
Shop Mountain View
Send News Tips
Circulation & Delivery
Palo Alto Online
© 2015 Mountain View Online
All rights reserved.