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Two arrested in connection with armed robbery outside Woodside restaurant

Two arrested in connection with armed robbery outside Woodside restaurant

WOODSIDE – A pair of East Palo Alto residents was arrested in connection with an armed robbery Thursday in Woodside, according to authorities.

The incident happened around 11:05 p.m. in the parking lot outside Alice’s Restaurant, located at 17288 Skyline Blvd., the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

One of the suspects brandished a knife and stole the victim’s gold chains, which were valued at $15,000, according to the sheriff’s office. The victim, identified as a 50-year-old Redwood City resident, suffered a minor injury and was treated at the scene.

A short time later, deputies found the suspects driving a stolen car near Highway 1 and Highway 92, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies arrested the 37-year-old and 23-year-old suspects and booked them into county jail on charges of armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit a crime, possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of stolen property.

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The sheriff’s office said the gold chains were returned to the victim.