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Posted on: October 12, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Prowler Incidents and Burglary on Oct 11, 2013

Between 8:30PM and midnight on Friday, October 11, 2013, the Atherton Police responded to 2 prowler reports and a residential burglary. The first call at 8:30PM was on Fairview Av. The resident reported seeing a male subject exiting the property.

At 11:15PM, a resident on Linda Vista Av reported a prowler on their property. They observed the subject disappear behind a building. Their motion sensor lights activated, illuminating the area. They described the suspect as a white male adult wearing a black "hoodie" sweatshirt and dark pants.

While Police were at the Linda Vista Av incident, a resident in the 200 block of Atherton Av reported that they had returned home to find a window smashed. The initial investigation revealed a liquor bottle appeared to have been taken by the suspect. The burglary could have happened between 9:30PM and midnight.

Police searched the area of the prowler incidents and burglary but did not discover a suspect.

The Atherton Police Department asks residents to be vigilant in protecting their property and reporting suspicious circumstances. If you have an alarm system, please arm it when you are not at home and overnight. Consider the use of motion sensor floodlights. Lock your vehicles and doors. Report unusual activity, including suspicious persons or noises, to the Atherton Police Department.

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