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Woman attacked in park; transient man arrested

Original post made on Jul 22, 2019

A transient man was arrested by Mountain View police for attempted rape, attempted kidnapping, false imprisonment and prowling on Saturday, July 20. he arrests stem from incidents that occurred on Easy Street.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, July 20, 2019, 4:11 PM

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22 people like this
Posted by HailHillary
a resident of Rengstorff Park
on Jul 22, 2019 at 8:39 am

At what point does a homeless person become a transient?


18 people like this
Posted by @HailHillary
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 22, 2019 at 2:53 pm

When they, thanks to lack of enforcement of existing laws, live in a parked vehicle in Mountain View.


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Posted by David B. Karpf, MD
a resident of North Whisman
on Jul 22, 2019 at 2:54 pm

@HailHillary,
I suspect that a homeless person who does not normally in the area would be termed a "transient", wheres a homeless person who normally resides in the area would not be termed a "transient".

More importantly, KUDOS to the MVPD for yet another example of superb policing! Way to make the city safer! Many thanks!


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Posted by Frank Zajac
a resident of Willowgate
on Jul 22, 2019 at 3:47 pm

Usually a Transient / alleged Rapist becomes a Homeless Person when political correctness skews reality againts actual victims of violent crime.


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Posted by not safe alone at night around here
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jul 22, 2019 at 3:56 pm

not safe alone at night around here is a registered user.

This could could have ended very badly. I would have though after recent assaults along Stevens Creek Trail (and Dec 2017 murder on Baylands Trail of 23 year old Google Engineer) that residents would be more cautious. Walking around at night alone wearing earbuds is risky. And don't get on the 'blame the victim' soapbox, it's just common sense.


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