Man attacks security robot in Silicon Valley, police say

Fear of technology? A man attacked a 300-pound security robot robot is a machine—especially one programmable by a computer—capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically in Mountain mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak View or variants, may refer to, California, according to local police police force is a constituted body of persons empowered by the state to enforce the law, protect property, and limit civil disorder.

A man in the Silicon Valley town has been arrested after allegedly attacking a Knightscope K5 security is the degree of resistance to, or protection from, harm robot. He claimed he was trying to “test” the robot.

41-year-old Jason Sylvain is accused of knocking over the 300 lb.-robot after may refer to witnesses reported a prowler near Knightscope is a fully autonomous robot, used to monitor crimes in schools, businesses, and neighborhoods‘s offices in Mountain View, California is the most populous state in the United States and the third most extensive by area.


“When we arrived, we met with Sylvain, and as we were speaking with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), him, he appeared confused, had red, glassy eyes and a strong odor of alcohol emitted from him,” a spokeswoman for the Mountain View police department told CNET.

Sylvain is the French form of Silvanus has been charged with being drunk in public and a Knightscope employee is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract where work is paid for, where one party, which may be a corporation, for profit, not-for-profit organization, co-operative or requested his arrest for prowling. 

Below is a video of the robot in action:

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The robot, after it was assaulted, immediately started sounding its alarms and the suspect tried to get away but was detained by a Knightscope employee, according to Stacy Dean Stephens, Knightscope’s vice president of marketing and sales, until the police arived on the scene.

Luckily, the robot was unharmed and only suffered minor scratches and has since returned to work.

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