Two residential burglaries occurred in Atherton on Saturday, January 10, 2015. In both of these burglaries, the suspect or suspects gained entry into the homes by breaking the glass on a rear door. Neither home was occupied. The Atherton Police Department was notified of one of the burglaries by an alarm company.
Here are some things you can do to help prevent a burglary at your home:
1) Use your alarm system while you are away from home and while you are at home.
2) Close and secure all doors and windows while you are away from home.
3) During hours of darkness, keep some interior and exterior lights on at your home.
As always, if you see something that does not seem right in your neighborhood, please contact the Atherton Police Department at 650-688-6500, or dial 9-1-1 if there is an emergency.