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4 arrested for shoplifting in Palo Alto also tied to Harmony carjacking


PALO ALTO — Four individuals using in a car that was carjacked out of Harmony ended up arrested following a powerful-arm theft at a grocery store last weekend, police claimed.

Two of the four whom law enforcement apprehended ended up juveniles.

It all happened on July 2, when police been given reviews about 9:30 p.m. that four folks shoplifted merchandise from a Safeway in the 2800 block of Middlefield Street, in accordance to a statement from Palo Alto law enforcement.

Arriving officers spotted a 2007 Toyota Corolla with no license plates driving north away from Safeway in the 2400 block of Middlefield Street and tried to halt the auto the moment it begun likely west on the Oregon Expressway, law enforcement explained. The driver did not pull above until eventually the Toyota attained the 200 block of Page Mill Road, and police reported they detained all 4 men and women there.

According to law enforcement, the auto had been carjacked out of downtown Harmony before July 2.

Law enforcement explained the ensuing investigation uncovered that the four suspects entered the Safeway with open up backpacks and took laundry detergent off the cabinets. A shop personnel confronted them and informed them to leave the retail outlet, only to have one particular of the suspects threaten to destroy her, law enforcement stated.

The worker backed off, police explained, and the 4 suspects remaining the store, throwing some cooked chicken on the ground as they did. Police reported officers uncovered the laundry detergent and some of the cooked hen in the Toyota.

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Harmony police also responded to the scene and arrested the two older people on suspicion of felony carjacking and conspiracy, in accordance to Palo Alto law enforcement. Palo Alto police stated they also will pursue prices for theft and conspiracy against the two grown ups.

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