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Man attempts to steal bag of dog droppings

Original post made on Apr 17, 2012

In a bizarre attempted robbery, an unknown man tried -- and failed -- to snatch a bag of dog droppings from a woman's hand on Monday, while she was out walking her pet in the 2000 block of Central Expressway, police said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 6:04 PM

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Posted by castrocatrina
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 17, 2012 at 7:30 pm

i'm glad he didn't get away with that precious bag.


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Posted by neighbor
a resident of Cuernavaca
on Apr 17, 2012 at 7:53 pm

45 minutes? I wish the the lady would have reported this incident right away so there is a chance this fool might have been caught before he attempts a grab at someone else's stuff - which might be something of actual value next time. Anyone brazen enough to approach someone and grab a bag in their hand is a potential danger to others in the community


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Posted by USA
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 18, 2012 at 9:28 am

Yeah, my comments on hoodie wearers got yanked.

Oh well. To be fair, the MV Voice staff are in a no-win battle to keep comments within reasonable boundaries while still allowing freedom of expression. However, the political correctness is out of control. We can get a description of what would-be poop thief was wearing but not of the thief. Seriously?


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Posted by Hardin
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 18, 2012 at 11:10 am

Puts a whole new meaning behind the saying, "Crime doesn't pay"....


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Posted by Nick
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 18, 2012 at 11:43 am

Wow, I only asked if all comments that included [the name of a building in Mountain View where you can solicit labor during the daytime hours] are automatically censored, and it got deleted! How is that offensive?


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Posted by pogo
a resident of Rex Manor
on Apr 18, 2012 at 4:56 pm

pogo is a registered user.

There was no need for such bad behavior, I'm sure that if he had asked nicely she would have been happy to give him the bag.


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