This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted. Police received the reports on the dates shown.
Hit-and-run with injury: A vehicle collided with 15-year-old on his bike after he had exited the pedestrian footbridge over U.S. 101 along Van Buren Road on the west side of the freeway. The boy fell off his bike and the driver got out of his silver car to ask if the boy was OK, then got back in and drove away, police said. The boy continued to school, where he reported the incident and learned later, in the company of his parents at a hospital, that the collision had broken his wrist. Police are looking for a Hispanic or Pacific Islander man with light skin, average build and between 35 and 40 years of age. July 22.
Residential burglary: Someone broke into a Middle Avenue house through a sliding glass door facing the rear patio and stole three shotguns and three rifles, a camera, a jewelry box containing jewelry, and a 2012 gray Mercedes Benz SUV. Estimated loss, not including the vehicle: $19,150. July 25.
Armed robbery: Two men brandished a firearm at a man standing next to his vehicle parked near Willow Road and Blackburn Avenue and demanded his money and his cellphone. The man handed over $60 in cash and a cellphone, whereupon the men left the scene in a white Dodge Grand Caravan. There were no injuries. July 28.
> Someone stole a bicycle that had been attached inside the bed of a pickup truck parked on Glenwood Avenue. The truck was unoccupied at the time. Estimated loss: $1,000. July 28.
> A bike was stolen despite being locked to a bike rack at Burgess public swimming pool on Laurel Street. Estimated loss: $1,000. July 23.
> A woman using fraudulent gift cards attempted to buy $1,000 worth of USPS stamps in the main post office on Bohannon Drive. When the clerk became suspicious, the woman became confrontational, then fled in a black Lexus driven by someone else. July 27.
> A bike was stolen from an apartment carport on Florence Lane. Estimated loss: $400. July 27.
> A man entered the Chevron gas station in the 1300 block of Willow Road and stole six cartons of cigarettes, then fled in a dark colored Honda Accord. Estimated loss: $360. July 25.
> A woman's unsecured bike was stolen from in front of a store in the 600 block of Santa Cruz Avenue. Estimated loss: $300.
> A man walked into the Safeway supermarket at 525 El Camino Real, picked up an unknown amount of Claritin medication, and walked out the door and into a silver sedan without having paid for the merchandise. No estimate on losses. July 26.
> A man inside Draeger's Market on University Drive placed several bottles of alcoholic beverages into his backpack and left the store without paying for them. The man was seen leaving the scene in a green Volvo station wagon. July 22.
Embezzlement: Police arrested Brittaney Hudson on charges of suspicion of embezzlement in connection with the theft, by an employee of Tutti Fruiti Frozen Yogurt on Willow Road, of $700 to $1,000 over a period of a month. July 27.
Stolen vehicle: omeone stole a blue-and-white 2014 Genie model GS 2632 scissor lift construction vehicle from a work site on Constitution Drive. Estimated loss: $15,000. July 27.
Theft: Someone entered an unlocked vehicle parked on Magnolia Drive and stole a camera, a telephoto lens, an ultrasonic phone, a pair of cowboy boots and the vehicle's registration and insurance information. Police are looking for a Hispanic man and a white man in a black sedan. July 26.