On 03-27-15 at 2:27PM, an unidentified suspect smashed the window of a vehicle parked at Holbrook Palmer Park. The suspect removed a purse containing cash, credit cards, and an Apple iPad. The suspect immediately left the area. The credit cards were subsequently used at the Stanford Shopping Center. There is no suspect description at this time.
This incident comes just 8 days following a similar theft at Holbrook Palmer Park.
It is important for visitors to use caution when leaving personal property in their vehicle -- whether at the park or elsewhere. Thieves look inside car windows and steal items that appear to be valuable. The theft happens quickly. Please conceal valuable items or remove them altogether.
If you see a suspicious vehicle or person at Holbrook Palmer Park that might be involved with these thefts, please contact the Atherton Police Department at 650-688-6500. Do not approach or confront the person. If possible, obtain their description, a vehicle description, and a license plate and share that information with the Police Department.