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Salsa student evades rape attempt in downtown Mountain View

A woman leaving a late-night salsa dancing lesson in downtown Mountain View last week narrowly escaped what police are classifying as a rape attempt, and the suspect remains at large.

Mountain View teen charged with indecent exposure

Multiple accusations of indecent exposure landed a Mountain View teen in jail Monday (April 10).

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April 8, 3:17 p.m.: 900 block of Bay Street, Mountain View

April 7, 4:57 p.m.: 2100 block of Reinert Road, Mountain View

MV police arrest Bay Area man on sex charges

A crowd of witnesses chasing after a Redwood City man accused of a litany of sex crimes ultimately helped police apprehend the suspect April 2.

A Mountain View Police Department sergeant noticed a group of people running after Redwood City resident Brandon Yamagata, 31, near the Charleston Plaza REI store and detained him, according to a police press release. Subsequent investigation led to charges of unlawful sex with a minor, child endangerment, indecent exposure, annoying or molesting a child, furnishing a controlled substance to a minor, possession of drug paraphernalia and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

Infant abducted from Mtn. View found safe

A 4-month-old girl allegedly abducted by her father in Mountain View has been found safe, but her father remained at large as of Monday.

Shortly after Mountain View Police detectives issued an Amber Alert for Madilyn Wallin April 5, she was found in the custody of her paternal grandmother in Livermore and reunited with her mother, according to a police press release.

Los Altos Hills couple killed in fatal I-280 crash

Investigating officers have identified the victims of last week’s fatal crash on Interstate 280 in Palo Alto as an octogenarian Los Altos Hills couple.

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