Thieves took items from three unlocked cars parked in driveways in Lindenwood during the night of June 7 or early morning July 8, Atherton police report.
Credit cards, purses and wallets were stolen from two unlocked vehicles on Larch Drive. On Acacia Drive, a wallet and other items were taken from an unlocked vehicle.
Police said surveillance video leads them to think the suspects may be driving a Lexus RX series SUV, either silver or light colored, with a roof rack and 5-spoke wheels. The suspects may be four Pacific Islanders, one male and three females, one with long black hair, police said.
To avoid such thefts, police advise people to:
● Lock doors and roll up windows, even when the vehicle is parked in the driveway.
● Do not keep keys, purses, wallets, electronics or any other valuable items inside of a parked vehicle.
● Turn on the alarm system.
● Make sure no valuables can be seen inside the vehicle.
Police urge people to report any suspicious activity to the Atherton Police Department by calling (650) 688-6500.