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Suspect Sought in Los Gatos Attempted Robbery Incident

A citizen was approached by a suspect late Monday evening during an attempted robbery, but no injuries were reported and no money or valuables were stolen, according to police.

A Los Gatos/Monte Sereno police patrol car. Photo by Sheila Sanchez
A Los Gatos/Monte Sereno police patrol car. Photo by Sheila Sanchez
A suspect is being sought by Los Gatos/Monte Sereno police after a report of an attempted robbery at about 10:30 p.m. Monday in downtown Los Gatos.

According to police Sgt. spokesman Stephen Walpole, the incident took place on North Santa Cruz Avenue and the victim was not injured during the crime.

No money or valuables were taken from the victim, Sgt. Walpole added.

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Marilyn Leonard November 27, 2013 at 08:44 PM
That's not exactly in the holiday spirit! Criminals seem to be getting more blatant nowadays. Be alert, everyone!
Jane Darwin November 27, 2013 at 10:25 PM
I am hearing about more blatant criminals including significant vandalism around town.
Esmée St James November 28, 2013 at 01:53 PM
This is a definitely a time of year when we are wise to be more vigilant.
Peter Cook November 29, 2013 at 06:14 PM
Watch out for men in red breaking in down the chimney.

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