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Everett, WA - elderly couple attacked, robbed outside Safeway

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by ATCclears, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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    Dunerunner and (deleted member) like this.
  2. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    Yup! We're an easy target!
  3. davemata

    davemata Spokane, WA Well-Known Member

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    Don't have to lead them as much as kids... ;)
  4. Muddslinger12

    Muddslinger12 Vancouver Active Member

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    Surprised Safeway gave up the footage Had my truck molested right in front of there store (SO close it SHOULD have been a handicapped spot!) OVER $500 in stolen property and damage and the police didnt do bubblegum Safeway is lame if the criminal doesnt commit a Felony they wont release the video! Shop at Winco there prices are better anyways!
  5. PhantomWorks

    PhantomWorks Seattle WA Active Member

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    Everett didn't have a reputation to uphold to start with...
  6. 4Freedom

    4Freedom Boise, Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Snatch and grab is a common crime in New York City, Europe and crowded cities around the world, but you don't hear much about it in the USA, especially the West Coast for that matter. People are utterly naive around here though. In most cities around the world, people keep their valuables out of sight and close to them. Around here, I see people bust out their wallets, purses and handle hundreds of dollars in the plain and open. People are just too trusting around here. I have always thought to myself how gullible people are and careless they are with their valuables. I remember travelling in certain parts of the world where they instruct you to wear a money belt or put it in a concealed pocket. In places like Africa, they have guards with AK-47s sitting next to ATM machines. You withdraw your cash from a private room and only one person is allowed in at a time. It always baffles me watching people pull out hundreds of dollars all alone by themselves at night from an ATM in the city. They just sit there hanging out by machine counting all their money, taking their time, thinking they are safe. There are thieves in EUrope who slice open peoples pockets and take their wallets while another person distracts you. You don't even realize you have been robbed until an hour or so later.
  7. thurston24

    thurston24 Richland, WA Member

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    You have to be a special type of scumbag to attacked either elderly people or kids. Granted, I don't understand the point of mugging anyone.