Room ransacked in Atherton break-in

Police unsure if anything taken in west Atherton incident

Atherton police say they are investigating a break-in that reportedly took place at a home on Alta Vista Drive Wednesday night, Aug. 8.

Officers responded to the home after receiving a call from an alarm company around 9:30 p.m., according to a statement issued by the Atherton Police Department. When officers arrived, they found a rear door with broken glass and a room that appeared to have been ransacked, police said.

Police did not find a suspect in a search of the residence and say they do not know if anything was taken.

Police ask anyone with information or video footage from around the time of the incident to call the Atherton Police Department at 650-688-6500.


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