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Costco parking lot becomes playground for distraction thieves

Original post made on Aug 22, 2023

Jewelry thieves who use distraction to steal, primarily from elderly people, appear to be targeting the Costco parking lot in Redwood City. The type of crime has been occurring in other cities, too, including Palo Alto.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 22, 2023, 12:27 PM

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Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on Aug 22, 2023 at 2:05 pm

Dan Waylonis is a registered user.

So sad. Lawlessness just seems to be all the rage in CA, especially since Prop 47's passage. I think it needs to be rescinded. And that security guards for businesses are allowed to apply "reasonable and prudent" actions to stop theft and assault.

Posted by Clarence Rown
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Aug 22, 2023 at 2:25 pm

Clarence Rown is a registered user.

It's unfortunate when people rely on pre-packaged talking points instead of engaging in thoughtful, critical discussions about important issues. True understanding comes from considering various perspectives and examining the nuances of the problem at hand.

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