NEWS RELEASEThe City of Palo Alto
Public Information Office
650-329-2607
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

5/1/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #04292012
Subject :

Police Arrest Juvenile Robbery Suspect
Contact :Agent Marianna Villaescusa, Police Department    650-329-2413
April 29, 2012 at 5:40 p.m. 

Palo Alto, CA --
Officers from the Palo Alto Police Department have arrested a juvenile suspect in conjunction with a street robbery that occurred on March 31.

Since the robbery occurred, patrol officers and detectives have been conducting follow-up investigation into the case. That investigation led to the identification of a 15-year-old male from East Palo Alto as the one who actually robbed the two juvenile victims. On Friday, April 27, 2012, at about 3:00 p.m., officers located the juvenile on El Camino Real at Oxford Avenue. Police arrested him for robbery, and later released him to a parent in accordance with standard operating procedures.

The Palo Alto Police Department does not routinely identify the names or schools of juvenile suspects, nor do we routinely release information surrounding investigative leads or any evidence that may point to a suspect's involvement in a crime.

The original press release about the robbery is viewable here:  http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=799.

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