News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Subject :

Community Meeting Regarding Recent Robberies
Contact : Lieutenant Sandra Brown, Palo Alto Police Department    650-704-2930
Palo Alto, Ca – The Palo Alto Police Department has been investigating several robberies that have occurred since September 20, 2010. Of these 20 robberies, 8 suspects have been arrested after thorough investigations and 6 individual cases have been solved.  All available personnel have been dedicated to the investigation of these robberies.  The Police Chief has made the robbery trend the department's highest priority.

The Palo Alto Police Department realizes the community’s concern. In addition to the investigative efforts, the Palo Alto Police Department will be hosting a Community Awareness Meeting on Wednesday evening, 7:00 pm, January 19, 2011 at the Cubberley Theater at 4000 Middlefield Road.

The Police Department is offering a reward up to $10,000 dollars for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for committing these robberies beginning September 20th, 2010.

Any person with information regarding any of these crimes is encouraged to call the Palo Alto Police Department Tip Line at 650-329-2190, or tips can be emailed to, or texted to 650-383-8984.